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NNA Notary-Compliance Experts

Steven Bastian

Steven Bastian

Vice President, Product Management

Steven Bastian is an expert in Notary law and practice with more than 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 was also instrumental in developing programs to help financial institutions comply with federal mandates.

William A. Anderson

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 curricula and presented Notary education courses in nearly 40 U.S. states. Mr. Anderson addressed the Texas Bankers Association at their 2011 Annual Security and Risk Management Conference on how Notaries help security managers mitigate risk and ensure legal compliance.