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PLTA Committees

Communications Committee


The Communications Committee will review and prepare all public relations brochures, publications, advertising, personal appearances and other media to promote a better understanding of the land title industry and Association and the services they provide.

Committee Co-Chairs:

Linda Martin
Signature Information Solutions LLC
P.O. Box 8488
Trenton, NJ 08650
Office: 609-359-7025
Email: LMartin@signatureinfo.com

Glen Stout
North American Title Insurance Company
1040 Kings Highway North, Suite 700
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
Office: 856-773-0099
Email: gstout@natic.com

Convention Committee


The Convention Committee shall be responsible for planning the annual convention in all details, coordinating with the Education Committee as to speakers and topics.

Committee Chair:

Kris Burns, CLTP
First American Title Insurance Company
1235 West Lakes Drive, Suite 400
Berwyn, PA 19312
Office: 610-233-4232
Email:
kburns@firstam.com

Education Committee



The Education Committee promotes professionalism within the industry through providing education on all aspects of title practice and escrow services. It develops and present courses and programs that satisfy continuing education requirements. It works with the Convention Committee to present programs at the Annual Convention and at the mid-year conference held every in January. Committee membership is composed of both PLTA members and PLTI Trustees.

Committee Co-Chairs:

Leonard A. Shatz, Esq., CLTP
First American Title Insurance Company
Two Liberty Place
50 South 16th Street, Suite 3010,
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Office: 215-606-3641
Email: lshatz@firstam.com

Christine Heffner, CLTP
First American Title Insurance Company
310 Grant Street, Suite 1601
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Office: 412-258-6466
Email: cheffner@firstam.com


Finance and Planning Committee



The Finance Committee will receive and review proposed budgets from Regional Chapters, the various committees of the Association, and the PLTI and present at the year-end meeting an all-inclusive budget to be approved by the Executive Committee. The Committee shall audit the accounts of the Treasurer of this Association and of each Regional Chapter.

Committee Chair:

Cindy Mills
WFG National Title Insurance Company
923 Haddonfield Road, Suite 308
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Cell: 856-357-1521
Email: cmills@wfgnationaltitle.com

Legislative & Judicial Committee


The Legislative and Judicial Committee will be furnished from an outside source pending legislative Bills and will review and make appropriate recommendations to the Executive Committee. In addition, a report will be made of pertinent case law.

Committee Chair:

Kelli Ryan, Esq.
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
900 West Valley Road, Suite 400
Wayne, Pennsylvania 19087
Office: (610) 687-0400
Email: keryan@stewart.com

Membership Committee


The Membership Committee shall promote membership within the Association and review all applications and make recommendations to the Executive Committee.

Committee Chair:

Sue Swick Esq. CLTP
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company
790 Holiday Drive, 3rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
Office 724-422-5934
Email: sswick@oldrepublictitle.com

Committee Co-Chair:

Jan Koski Hogan, CLTP
Fidelity National Title Insurance Group
486 Norristown Road, Suite 230
Blue Bell, PA  19422
Office 610-825-5720
Email: jan.hogan@fnf.com

Professional Designation Committee


The Professional Designation Committee administers the Professional Designation program, including the preparation and awarding of the designation to successful candidates.

Committee Chair:

Deb McClarigan, CLTP
Fidelity National Title Insurance Company
202 Butler Avenue, Suite 201
Lancaster, PA  17601
Office: 800-342-2286
Email: deborah.mcclarigan@fnf.com

Title Issues and Records Committee



The Title Issues and Records Committee regularly monitors standards and practices of Recorders of Deeds, Prothonotaries and similar offices that affect real estate title searching, recording and filing throughout the Commonwealth. It recommends actions necessary to ensure timely recording and filing of documents and accessibility to public records by the industry.

Committee Chair:

Todd Rowe, Esq.
Fidelity National Title Insurance Group
486 Norristown Road, Suite 230
Blue Bell, PA  19422
Office 610-825-5720
Email: todd.rowe@fnf.com

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