The mission of the Virginia Land Title Association (VLTA) is to promote communication and to provide education throughout the real estate and title insurance industries. The mission includes promoting standards and regulations that increase the effectiveness of the industries. Legislative initiatives and educational programs are primary aspects of the VLTA’s work. Leadership in ethical practices and standards is an integral part of its members’ business, within and outside of the VLTA.

The VLTA EXAMINER is the official publication of the Virginia Land Title Association, offering articles of interest to land title professionals.

Examiner Committee

Director/Editor in Chief
Don Tomlinson, Esq.
RGS Title

Assistant Editor
Julie Ann Rutledge, VCTE
Land Title Research, Inc.

Assistant Editor
Sandra Raynor
First American Title Insurance Company

Features Editor
Maria Deligiorgis
Title Alliance, LTD.

Puzzle Editor
Glenda Brooks
Middlesex Title Company

Content Editor
Colleen Taylor
WFG National Title Insurance Company

Column Editor
Anne Tourangeau
Fidelity National Title Group

R. Michael Smith
AmTrust Title Insurance Company

Palma Collin
First American Title Insurance Company

Allison Mills
Commercial Title Group

Megan Meloon
Old Republic National Title Insurance Company

Managing Editor
Jamie Lacy
Virginia Land Title Association

For complete committee contact information, click here.

Although advertising is screened, acceptance of an advertisement does not imply VLTA endorsement of the product, the services, or the views expressed. The views and opinions expressed in this publication are not necessarily those of the association. Articles may not be reprinted without the consent of the VLTA.

Address all VLTA and Examiner inquiries to:

VLTA EXAMINER; 14001-C Saint Germain Drive, Suite 822, Centreville, VA 20121, 800.564.8582;

Submit all articles for publication in the magazine to:

Virginia Land Title Association, 14001-C Saint Germain Drive, Suite 822, Centreville, VA 20121; or by email at