UTA’s Amendments to SB 1079 Signed Into Law

As highlighted in the recently distributed UTA Quarterly and this issue of the UTA eNews, thanks to our hard-working California lobbyist Michael Belote, Esq. – with bill language support from Andrew Boylan and Michelle Mierzwa – we were able to get some clean-up language added to address some of the...

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SB 1079 Clean-Up On Horizon

By Michael Belote, Esq., California Advocates, UTA California Lobbyist To call 2021 an unusual year in the Sacramento Capitol is like calling World War II the recent unpleasantness in Europe.  As this column is written, only a week remains before voting closes in the Gavin Newsom recall election.  That means...

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Prepping for the 2022 Legislative Session in 2021

By Holly Chisa, HPC Advocacy, UTA Washington State Lobbyist For many of us that work in Washington, I’m sure there was hope that we wouldn’t see the likes of the 2021 Washington legislative session again.  Major policy decisions were made without in-person access.  Only Zoom meetings with lawmakers to explain...

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Twelve Members on Ballot For Board of Directors

UTA President Randy Newman and UTA Nomination Committee Chair Tai Alailima have announced that twelve members will appear on the ballot for the five seats that are up for election to the UTA Board of Directors.  Only “Regular” members have voting privileges. Terms for each of the Directorships are for...

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Follow UTA’s LinkedIn Page

UTA’s updated LinkedIn page is growing. Our page now has 175 followers, up considerably from three months ago. During that time, we have posted 42 times, with posts addressing important news, case law, legislation, upcoming webinars, interviews with members, and conference promotion. UTA’s LinkedIn page not only ensures that members...

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UTA Member Mini-Interviews Provide Industry Insight

UTA’s ‘mini-interviews’ with members allow you to gain insight on the thoughts of your colleagues regarding the default industry, and perhaps learn a little about the person as well. If you’d like to participate in our mini-interviews – all posted on our website and our LinkedIn Page, please contact Kristie...

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Silent Auction Held at Annual Party

UTA’s Silent Auction will be at the 46th Annual Conference, held November 7-9 in Reno. The silent auction has brought in over $40,000 to the Association over the past 15 years.  The silent auction will be held at the Monday Night Western-themed event at The Edge Nightclub.  If you are...

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Conference Hotel Room Guarantee Deadline is October 7th

UTA’s hotel room guarantee deadline for the 46th Annual Education Conference & Trade Show is October 7th.  That means, after that date, we cannot guarantee that a hotel room will be available at the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino for the UTA Conference after that date. To reserve your hotel room...

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$75,000 Cash Prize Opportunity for 80 Conference Attendees!

UTA Conference attendees will have a unique opportunity – to win $75,000 in cash! 80 – yes 80 – attendees who visit each booth at the trade show will have the opportunity to putt for $75,000. To win, you’ll have to sink three out of three 25-foot putts (the golf...

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Fannie and Freddie Speakers Highlight Annual Conference

Representatives from Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac highlight the sessions at UTA’s 46th Annual Education Conference, held at the Peppermill Resort in Reno, Nevada, November 7-9th, 2021.  Room rates are just $100 per night (plus $25 resort fee). Dean Meyer, Director, Non-performing Loan Management, Freddie Mac and Todd Barton, Vice...

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