A notary from Washington County traveled to Jefferson County to notarize documents for residents of a nursing home. On the first document – an affidavit – the notary became confused as to the proper venue. Should it be Washington County where she took her oath of office or Jefferson County where the notarization was taking place?
Marc L. Aronson, president of the Pennsylvania Association of Notaries (www.notary.org), has been reelected to the board of directors of the Property Records Industry Association (PRIA).
Notary forums are atwitter with the news about webcam notarizations. You know, your customer is sitting in an office or residence somewhere, perhaps in another state, and you, the notary, are sitting, well, somewhere else.
Due to the closing of the Westmoreland County Community College in Youngwood on Tuesday, Feb. 9 and Wednesday, Feb. 10, PAN’s First Time and Everyday Notary Challenges seminars (Feb. 9) and PAN’s Reappointment and Identity Theft seminars (Feb. 10) have been cancelled.
Jim Damp, who brought his considerable writing talent and sense of humor to our Communications Department nearly four years ago, died suddenly on Aug. 14, 2009, at the age of 50.
We’re proud of what we do here at PAN and we want to share our enthusiasm with notaries throughout the Commonwealth. So we’re doing a bit of self-promotion through what’s known as “social media,” reaching out to notaries through our presence on Facebook and Twitter.
Several months ago, the Pennsylvania Association of Notaries sent out a survey asking members these questions: Do you work as a signing agent? How many closings do you perform each week? How do you market your signing agent business?