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Milton G. Valera
Chairman, National Notary Association

CSU Northridge

B.A. Journalism (1968)
  • Chairman of the 230,000-member National Notary Association (NNA), the largest and most respected organization serving notaries in the United States.
  • In nearly four decades with the NNA, he has overseen all of the association's major programs that today define the arena of notary education and support services.
  • Among his greatest achievements is the creation of two influential, landmark sets of standards for notaries: The Model Notary Acts of 1984, 2002 and 2010 and their predecessor, The Uniform Notary Act of 1973, and The Notary Public Code of Professional Responsibility of 1998.
  • Served as editor and publisher of the association's two flagship member publications, The National Notary magazine and the Notary Bulletin.
  • One of CSU Northridge's most loyal and supportive volunteer leaders. Serves on several campus advisory boards including the CSUN Foundation. Received the university's prestigious Dorothea Heitz Award for Outstanding Volunteer Leadership.

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