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Committees & Projects

PRIA is involved in multiple projects on a year-round basis. Projects are managed by committees or work groups that meet, discuss and ultimately produce all projects and publications, and help advance PRIA standards throughout the property records industry.

Joining a PRIA committee or work group is a great way to get involved with PRIA and learn about changes to the property records industry. By joining a committee or work group, you can contribute directly to the creation of new standards and get an early view into new technologies and trends.

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Volunteer opportunities

PRIA volunteers gain valuable knowledge and insights from the collective expertise of other property records professionals. Plus, serving on a committee or work group is an excellent way to get started in PRIA.

If you’re interested in volunteering, click here to fill out our volunteer form and indicate your areas of interest. You may also contact one of our committee chairpersons directly below, or call us at 919-459-2081 for more information.

Communications Committee

The Communications Committee is responsible for all channels PRIA uses to communicate with its members and the public.  The committee will:

  • Direct editorial content for newsletters
  • Recommend social media posts
  • Determine content and distribution of periodic press releases
  • Consider other communications methods to benefit the membership

Meets 4th Tuesday of every month, 3 p.m., Eastern Time.

Committee Co-Chairs
Michael Miller, Charleston Co., SC
Christie Adams, eRecording Partners Network
Board Liaisons
Sharon Martin, Washington Co., WI
Education Committee

The Education Committee is responsible for delivering the PRIA work products to the membership and PRIA Local Chapters.  The committee will:

  • Work with the conference planners to build program content
  • Develop content for periodic webinars
  • Oversee the function and programming for the PRIA Local Chapters

Meets 2nd Thursday of every month, 2 p.m., Eastern Time.

Committee Co-Chairs
Dan Crank, Butler Co., OH
Board Liaisons
Kyle Quackenbush, Orange Co., FL
Dan Shmukler, Harris Recording Solutions
Governance Committee

The Governance Committee maintains the foundational documents for PRIA.  The committee will:

  • Review the PRIA bylaws bi-annually.
  • Review the PRIA Operating Rules bi-annually.
  • Oversee PRIA awards activities.
  • Oversee the annual board elections.

Meets as needed.

Committee Co-Chairs
Teresa Kiel, Guadalupe Co., TX
Ryan Crowley, Pioneer Technology Group
Board Liaison
Penny Reed, Wells Fargo
Membership Committee

The Membership Committee is responsible for member retention and recruitment, while monitoring membership categories and the commensurate dues structure.   The committee will:

  • Track membership renewal and recruitment on a monthly basis and develop programs to recruit new members.
  • Review and update the PRIA membership dues structure annually.

Meets 4th Wednesday of every month, 3 p.m., Eastern Time.

Committee Co-Chairs
John Murphy, Dubuque Co., IA
Liz Kelly, Ernst Publishing
Board Liaisons
Brandon Krause, Bay Co., MI
Brian Ernissee, Nationwide Title Clearing Inc.
Standards & Best Practices Committee

The Standards & Best Practices Committee is responsible for monitoring the progress of all PRIA work products.  The committee will:

  • Assist members in presenting work product ideas to the Board of Directors.
  • Monitor all work products, in process.
  • Recommend potential new work products.

Meets as needed.

Committee Co-Chairs
David Rooney, Orange Co., FL
Nakia McFarland, Kofile Technologies
Board Liaisons
Chris Walker, Jackson Co., OR
Current Projects
Project Co-Chairs
David Rooney, Orange Co., FL

Meets every other Tuesday, 2 p.m., Eastern Time.

Project Co-Chairs
Staci Hoffman, Jefferson Co., WI
Renée Hunter, Notarize Inc.

Meets every other Thursday, 10:30 a.m., Eastern Time.

Project Co-Chairs
Brandon Krause, Bay Co., MI
Jim Harper, Kofile Technologies

Meets every other Friday, 1 p.m., Eastern Time.

Project Co-Chairs
Stacy Morningstar, Broward Co., FL
Lindsay Hall Harrison, Alliant National Title Insurance

Meets every other Friday, 1 p.m., ET.