Executive Council

Joan Trice founded the CRN in late 2003 and later established the CRN Council to leverage the considerable brain trust of the CRN. The valuation industry leaders have organized efforts to identify issues and develop viable solutions that improve the climate for collateral risk and the housing finance system. The CRN Council consists of the CRN Executive Committee and the CRN Committees.

The Executive Council includes the Executive Chair, Vice-Chair, the Chairs and Vice-Chairs of the CRN Committees. The Executive Council, working with the CRN Committees and CRN participants, is charged with developing strategies to effect positive industry, legislative and regulatory change.

Executive Council Chair
Joan Trice, Collateral Risk Network

Executive Council Vice-Chair
Alan Hummel, First American Mortgage Solutions

The Committees

The Committees’ mission is to examine all aspects of the collateral risk, within their respective areas of responsibility, and to identify solutions that provide guiding principles that sustain the a healthy housing finance system and its benefactors through alignment and transparency.

Government Affairs

Ernie Durbin, Clarocity

Cindi Harris, Class Valuation

Monitor a broad range of Federal and State issues that affect the valuation community. This committee is responsible for writing comment letters as new laws and guidance are exposed for public comment or emerging issues need attention.

Best Practices

Katherine Owen, Bank of America

Identify and establish best practices for appraisal stakeholders and consumers of appraisals. The Best Practices Committee will also develop methods to disseminate the information throughout the housing industry.


Alan Pair, ServiceLink

Patrick Brown, Valutrust Solutions

Provides a forum for AMCs only (peer to peer) to explore and serve the needs of AMCs within the valuation community.


Tony Reese, Flagstar Bank

Michael Moran, Iberia Bank

Provides a forum for lenders only (peer to peer) to explore and serve the needs of lenders within the valuation community.


Liz Green, LoanLogics

John Cirincione, Collateral Analytics

Develop or adopt standards for the following – a unique geospatial ID for all real estate; appraisal forms/reporting formats, unique ID for appraisers (digital certificate), AVM standards, home measurement standards, value definitions, education standards for RMBS, and Green Standards.


Tony Pistilli, Computershare

Gina K Rascati, Iberiabank

Assist with content for educational offerings such as webinars, iGuides, and publicly distributed materials a focus on compliance and collateral risk.


Peter Christensen, Valuation Legal

Kevin Hopkins, Nationwide Property & Appraisal Services

Primarily concerned with monitoring the activities of the board of directors, ensuring that a nonprofit’s board of directors is functioning appropriately and efficiently.


Jeff Bradford, Bradford Technologies

Leland Trice, Valucentric

Acts as part of CRN’s corporate governance. A nomination committee will evaluate the board of directors and examine the skills and characteristics needed in board candidates, committee Chairs and Vice-Chairs and Councils.