Member Groups

ALFN offers members an opportunity to serve on small, issue or practice-specific groups. Seats are held by the company and are generally limited to a set number of members per group. Each group is led by a Chair and Co-Chair, and members serve for a term of one year. If you are an ALFN member in good standing and interested in participating on one of the groups detailed below, please login and select the groups you'd like to join. For additional information on any ALFN group, contact Cara McConnell


GROUPS OPEN TO ALFN AND NON-ALFN MEMBERS


JUNIOR PROFESSIONALS & EXECUTIVES GROUP
The ALFN Junior Professionals & Executives Group (JPEG) is the ALFN’s award-winning young professional’s network. JPEG focuses on career and business development and discusses issues including networking, marketing, practice area resources, public speaking and professional growth. JPEG organizes networking events, web-events and publishes an annual profile of stand-out young professionals, JPEG: Picture the Future. To join the JPEG group, young professionals must be under 40 years of age or have fewer than five years of industry experience. JPEG meets quarterly and may schedule calls as needed. Learn More | Join JPEG

WOMEN IN LEGAL LEADERSHIP
Women in Legal Leadership (WILL) is the ALFN's industry-leading group designed for women in the mortgage servicing inudstry. WILL hosts an annual summit in Washington, DC, offers its 250+ members quarterly teleconferences, mini-events at ANSWERS and throughout the year, and publishes its newsletter, WILLed. Learn More | Join WILL



ALFN MEMBERS-ONLY GROUPS
LEGISLATIVE & REGULATORY POLICY GROUP
The Legislative & Regulatory Policy Group (LRPG) is ALFN's key government relations and advocacy-oriented group. The LRPG focuses on four strategic areas: emerging federal legislative issues; emerging state legislative issues; regulatory rule-making, implementation, and comment; and, legislative events and publications. The LRPG meets quarterly and may schedule calls as necessary. The LRPG is responsible for authoring/coordinating a Legislative & Regulatory Outlook insert in the Spring ALFN ANGLE digital magazine. The Group builds on recent regulatory, vendor management, and file volume issues affecting ALFN members operating primarily in the mortgage default space. Learn More

BANKRUPTCY PRACTICE GROUP
The ALFN Bankruptcy Practice Group (BKPG) focuses on recent cases, bankruptcy rules changes and other issues affecting mortgage servicers. The BKPG focuses on national, industry-wide issues, local bankruptcy rules and rule changes, new debt collection strategies, standing, and MERS, among others. The BKPG meets quarterly by teleconference and may schedule other calls as needed. The BKPG is responsible for coordinating two ALFN webinars annually; hosting one guest speaker teleconference; and authoring/coordinating digital content for the ALFN, its magazine, and contributing other legal updates for distribution. Learn More

AMICUS BRIEF GROUP
The ALFN Amicus Brief Group monitors appellate cases with the potential for major industry or practitioner impact. The group reviews and approves submitted cases as well as coordinates position development, authorship, and submission of amicus briefs on behalf of the ALFN. The Amicus Brief Group meets as cases are suggested and thereafter as necessary. Learn More

COMPLEX LITIGATION PRACTICE GROUP
The Complex Litigation Practice Group (COMLIT) is a cross-practice group whose focus is on complex litigation covering all aspects of default services and creditors’ rights legal issues. Areas include foreclosure, REO, title, title curative, bankruptcy, class action and other related complex litigation affecting the clients of ALFN member firms. COMLIT meets quarterly and may schedule calls as necessary, coordinate webinars, publications, and other tasks as decided by the Group. Learn More

MARKETING & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT GROUP
The ALFN Marketing & Business Development Group (MBDG) combines the important initiatives of advancing the brand value of the ALFN and its members among the mortgage banking industry. Members of the group develop innovative marketing strategies to increase the recognition of ALFN's resources, initiatives, and educational/training programs, and collaborate to determine appropriate and relevant messages and materials. In a consultative capacity, the MBDG assists in the development of concepts, plans, strategies, programs, and activities that support, facilitate, and otherwise guide the marketing and public relations efforts for ALFN.  This group will also be directly responsible for building relationships with servicers, getting their support for ALFN events and activities, and also assisting in bringing new members into the association. Learn More

CONFERENCE PLANNING GROUP
The ALFN Annual Conference Planning Group assists the ALFN Executive Team and Board of Directors in planning for the next annual conference (ANSWERS) scheduled for July 2018. Group responsibilities include assisting with servicer invitations, securing sponsorships, inviting other members and colleagues to attend, acting in an advisory capacity where needed on conference schedule, activities and session planning. Learn More