Training Supplies Group Errors & Omissions Insurance Our Experts Connect with Trusted Notary NNA Notary-Compliance Experts Charles Faerber Vice President, Notary Affairs For more than 35 years at the NNA, Charles N. Faerber has been widely recognized as one of the nation’s foremost experts on Notary regulations, customs and practices. He currently coordinates the activities of the national panel that is drafting the Model eNotarization Act and is the author of the U.S. Notary Reference Manual, the NNA’s State Notary Primers and The Notary Home Study Course. He also served as drafting coordinator for the Model Notary Acts of 1984, 2002 and 2010. More than 40 U.S. states and territorial jurisdictions have enacted all or major parts of the Model Notary Act. He has appeared as an expert witness on notarization in court cases and testified before state legislative committees on bills affecting Notaries. Over the years he has been published extensively and contributes to The National Notary magazine, the Notary Bulletin and college law reviews. Steven Bastian Vice President, Product Management Steven Bastian is an expert in Notary law and practice with 35 years of professional experience who has contributed significantly to shaping the National Notary Association’s strategic, education and member service initiatives. He is responsible for defining Notary standards of practice and setting learning objectives for the NNA’s education programs with particular emphasis on serving businesses that employ Notaries. Since joining the NNA in 1993, he has worked to develop a strong curriculum in notarial procedures, legal requirements and best practices. He also was instrumental in developing programs to help financial institutions comply with federal mandates. William A. Anderson Vice President, Government Affairs William A. Anderson is one of the nation’s foremost authorities on Notary best practices, procedures and ethics in the mortgage industry and the real estate closing process. As the NNA’s Vice President of Government Affairs, he oversees legislative affairs, Notary bond and insurance programs, and the organizations efforts to promote, professionalize, and elevate the Notary Public office. An expert in Notary law and technology, corporate Notary policies and legislative issues, he has created curriculum and presented Notary education courses in nearly 40 U.S. states. Mr. Anderson addressed the Texas Bankers Association at their 2011 Annual Security & Risk Management Conference on how Notaries help security managers mitigate risk and ensure legal compliance.