If you know someone you think deserves to be the NNA's 2014 Notary of the Year, be sure to get your nomination in by December 31. A candidate for Notary of the Year should follow the highest professional and ethical standards when performing notarizations, be active in volunteer efforts, and serve as a mentor and role model to colleagues. Nominations can be submitted online, and may include yourself. Please complete the nomination form, including why you feel the candidate qualifies as Notary of the Year, along with a description of any volunteer, charitable or community service the nominee participates in. The 2014 Notary of the Year will be announced at the NNA's upcoming Conference June 1-4 in Phoenix, Arizona. David Thun is an Associate Editor at the National Notary Association.