||New NCNA Officers 2016-2018 with special guest speakers at the 2016 Annual Professional Development Conference held in Raleigh, NC, April 16, 2016 at the Blue Ridge Ramada Inn.
Left to right: David Crabtree, WRAL Anchor and Reporter; Lynn Calder, Attorney-at-Law, Allen-Pinnix, P. A., specializing in Immigration Law and Consultation; Faye Senter, Treasurer; Patty Holloway, Corresponding Secretary; Judy Chapman, Historian; Ila Penney, Recording Secretary; Donna Wray, VicePresident; and Crystal Crump, President.
Crystal Crump - President
Crystal Crump is a Union County native and a graduate of King's College in Charlotte, NC. Crystal worked as a legal secretary and real estate paralegal from 1990 until being sworn in as Register of Deeds for Union County in 2004. Crystal has been a notary since 1990. Crystal is currently serving as President of the North Carolina Notary Association. Crystal is Past President of the North Carolina Register of Deeds Association and has served on various committees and remains actively involved within that Association. Crystal is also a member of IAoGO, PRIA, and the North Carolina Notary Association. Crystal also participates on various community boards within Union County. Crystal has two boys and is a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Waxhaw.
Donna Wray - Vice President
Donna Wray has been a North Carolina Notary Public since 2008. She was a Florida Notary Public also as well as a Closing Agent for a Title Company in Florida.
Donna is a certified Signing Agent, member of the National Notary Association as well as Vice President of North Carolina Notary Association.
Faye Senter - Treasurer
Retired Notary Public Instructor for 25 years. Taught for Wake and Durham community colleges and also Central Carolina Community college. Served as Trainer with NCDMV for 20 years, trained personnel for operating license plate agencies, financial institutions, law enforcement, car dealer seminars and in-house personnel. Volunteer activities: Volunteer with Wake County Special Olympics working with basketball and spring athletic games. Volunteer with Note in the Pocket; Green Chair Project, and Servant Saturdays with her church, White Memorial Presbyterian Church; Leader of Russian Knitting and Crocheting Group - make scarves, hats, sweaters, mittens, etc. for 1000 plus children in Smolensk Russia. Hobbies include reading, knitting, cross stitching, and traveling.
Ila Penny - Recording Secretary
Graduate of Williams Township High School and Miller-Motte Business College. Former Register of Deeds of Columbus County, NC (1962 - 2000); Past President, V-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Historian of NCARD; Former substitute teacher Columbus County Schools; Former Treasurer of Democratic Party; Past President of Legal Secretaries of Columbus County, NC; Past President of Southeastern Genealogical Society; Former Notary Instructor; Member and former Secretary of Williams Township Educational Foundation; Secretary of NCNA; Past President of Woman's Auxiliary - Pee Dee District; Board Member of Free Will Baptist Children's Home; Advisory Council of Dept of Aging; Recipient of The Order of the Long Leaf Pine; Member of Beaverdam Free Will Baptist Church. Married to Woodrow "Jack" Penny, mother of two, "Granny Vee" to five grandchildren. Hobbies: Genealogy, shopping, crocheting. Presently retired.
Patty Holloway - Correspondence Secretary
Patty Holloway is a native of Knoxville, Tn. and attended East Tennessee State University. She has been a North Carolina resident since 1978. Having served as a North Carolina Notary Public since 1997, Patty currently teaches the Notary Public Commissioning course for Wake, Durham, and Central Carolina Community Colleges. She has served the North Carolina Notary Association as Vice-President (2004-2006), and as President (2006-2016). Previously held positions include: State and County Sales Rep. for Clerks of Courts and Registers of Deeds computer systems and supplies; Land Records Management Consultant for the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the Department of the Secretary of State; and the Administrative Procedures Act Coordinator for DENR. Patty retired from State service in 2012 after 30 years. Personal: Married with one daughter, two stepsons, and three grandchildren. Favorite pastimes include pottery, reading, traveling to the mountains and the beach and her dog Hannah. Patty also volunteers at Rex Hospital as a Newborn Infant Hearing Screener.
Judy Chapman- Historian
Judy Chapman is a native of Union County (Monroe) NC. She graduated Cum Laude from North Carolina State University in 2001. She has been a notary since 1978 and a notary instructor since 1983. She has been an E- Notary and E- Notary Instructor since 2007. She was Union County Register of Deeds from 1986-1988. She was organizer for South Piedmont Notary Society of Southern North Carolina 1990-94. She was organizer and First President of North Carolina Notary Association 2001-2003. Chapman was a Notary of the Year Nominee and Runner Up at the National Notary Association in 2003. She is currently owner/operator of A Notary Store + More. Chapman served from 1989-1997, as Uniform Commercial Code Director with the Secretary of State, and from 1997-2004 as Special Assistant to the Director of Correction Enterprises, North Carolina Department of Correction. She is now retired from state government and is currently in Real Estate sales in the greater Charlotte area.
Judy has been involved in a number of civic organization and active in her church, Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church in Monroe, NC. Married to David Chapman, the couple has three children and seven great grandchildren and reside in Monroe, NC.