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.
Jim O'Rourke, SVP
Liberty Bell Agency Inc
701 Market St East, Suite 6001
Philadelphia, PA 19106
The Agent Section of the PLTA shall promote professionalism of agents and work to energize the agent base of the association. This section will strive to promote membership, education, advocacy and awareness of the value of the association and its agent members to our underwriters, industry partners, governmental agencies and the public at large.
Charlene Ostroski, CLTP
Executive Vice President, PLTA
1010 W. Eighth Avenue, Suite H
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Office: 610 265-5980
Fax: 610 265-5998
Professional Designation Committee
The Professional Designation Committee will administer the program of
Professional Designation as outlined in the approved program, including the
preparation and awarding of the designation to successful candidates.
Charles Nowicki, CLTP
Knights Abstract, Inc.
416 E. Street Road
Feasterville, PA 19053-7768
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.
Laura Fox, Esq. CLTP
Fidelity National Title Insurance Co.
1700 Market Street, Suite 2110
Philadelphia, PA 19103-3919
The Convention Committee shall be responsible for planning the annual
convention in all details, coordinating with the Education Committee as to
speakers and topics.
Deborah L. McClarigan, CLTP
Fidelity National Title
202 Butler Avenue, Suite 201
Lancaster, PA 17601
The Membership Committee shall promote membership within the Association and review all applications and
make recommendations to the Executive Committee.
James D. Pullman, CLTP
Chicago Title Insurance Company
Fidelity National Title Insurance Company
1515 Market Street, Suite 1325
Philadelphia, PA 19102
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.Shona Cardello
White Rose Settlement Services, Inc.
1441 E. Market Street
York, PA 17403-1254
The Education Committee shall promote professionalism within the
industry. It shall have input with the
Convention Committee in the selection of topics and speakers for all general
membership meetings. The PLTI will
operate as an adjunct to the Committee.
The chairperson of the Committee shall serve as a voting member of
PLTI Board of Trustees and as a member of the PLTI Curriculum Committee.
Leonard A. Shatz, Esq., CLTP
First American Title Ins. Co.
Two Liberty Place
50 South 16th Street, Suite 3010
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Public Records and Title Issues
monitors standards and practices of Recorders of Deeds, Prothonoatries 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. The title Issues Committee will review and
suggest recommended action on matters affecting the title industry. This would include proposed local or
regional administrators, public officials such as Prothonotaries, Recorders,
Taxing Authorities or similar groups.
Frank McGovern, Esq., CLTP
Title Resources Guaranty Company
3001 Leadenhall Road
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
Phone: (856) 914-8615
Fax: (303) 876-1329