Disciplinary actions: Notaries public

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June 2014

Pamela M Pepper — Tacoma

  • Finding: Convicted of a serious crime.
  • Action: License revoked until May 1, 2024.

Mary B Rabe — Spokane

  • Finding: Unprofessional conduct.
  • Action: Required to pay fine, license revoked until June 16, 2034.

May 2014

Dena Strasser — Spokane

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Debra L Cahoon — Redmond

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

April 2014

Rebecca Rohlke — Fullerton, CA

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Fined and complied with sanction. Can’t reapply as a Notary.

Jackee Zweekhorst — Bothell

  • Finding: Convicted of a serious crime.
  • Action: License revoked until March 4, 2024.

Josip Dvornekovic — Wauna

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Fined and required to complete a notary education course. Did not comply with sanctions, so license revoked with no right to reapply until March 19, 2019.

Marco A Torres — Sahuarita, AZ

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Fined. Failed to comply with sanction, so may not reapply until fine is paid. Chose to resign his appointment.

March 2014

Diane M. Graff — Mount Vernon

  • Finding: Convicted of a serious crime.
  • Action: License revoked until January 23, 2024.

Michele M. Strong — Longview

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts
  • Action: Failure to cooperate with investigation, prohibited from reapplying until February 19, 2019.

Alan Novajosky — Spokane

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

February 2014

Rebecca L. Beck — Shelton

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Suymeng Ly — Renton

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Michael B. Barer — Maple Valley

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Kim H. Darcy — Seattle

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Blanca R. Gomez — Pasco

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Fined and required to complete a notary education course. Did not comply with sanction, so license revoked with no right to reapply until January 21, 2019.

January 2014

Peter H. Lee — Everett

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Kristen D. Flory — Olympia

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Yvonne Stevens — Mukilteo

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Fined and required to complete a notary education course.

December 2013

Adelaida C. Bonita — Seattle

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Ammie M. Braden — Bothell

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Kelly W. Brown — Orting

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: License revoked until November 15, 2018, for failure to cooperate with investigation.

Hong Li — Bellevue

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Richard E. Woodrow — Seattle

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: License revoked until November 1, 2023.

Adriana Zurita — Seattle

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

November 2013

Bruce J. Carmichael — Bellingham

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

April A. Dever — Bainbridge Island

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course. Chose not to comply with sanction, so license revoked with no right to reapply until September 20, 2018.

Patricia M. Green — Spokane

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Jillian M. Klingenberg — Tacoma

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Renee D. Lawson — Centralia

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Natalia Otrokh — Federal Way

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Kevin Robert Power — Seattle

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Jamie D. Williams — Kelso

  • Finding: Convicted of a serious crime.
  • Action: License revoked until February 25, 2023.

October 2013

Karen L. Galbraith — Ellensburg

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course. She chose to resign her appointment rather than comply with sanction, and may not reapply until September 20, 2018.

Lareasa A. Mettler — Puyallup

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Sara L. W. Nielsen — Tacoma

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Viktor Prisak — Bellevue

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Diane Richardson — Graham

  • Finding: Unprofessional conduct.
  • Action: Fined and required to complete a notary education course. She failed to comply with sanction, so license is suspended and may not be reinstated until sanction is satisfied.

Kandius Kay Seward — Tacoma

  • Finding: Unprofessional conduct.
  • Action: Fined and required to complete a notary education course. She failed to comply with sanction, so her expired license may not be reinstated until sanction is satisfied.

Debra M. Thomas — Walla Walla

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Patricia T. Wesson — Kent

  • Finding: Unprofessional conduct.
  • Action: Fined and required to complete a notary education course. She failed to comply with fine sanction, so license revoked until October 2, 2018.

Yan Ling Zhao — Seattle

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

September 2013

Suzann R Nelson — Spokane

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Lisa Peters — Naches

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Nicholas Kline — Yakima

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

August 2013

Kim S. Clark — Yakima

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Jessica Harrison — Vancouver

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course. Failed to comply with sanction, so license is suspended.

Ryan D. Hollingsworth — Spokane

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Lincoln A. Miller — Seattle

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

June Neu — Seattle

  • Finding: Unprofessional conduct.
  • Action: Fined and required to complete a notary education course.

Connie R. Reinhardt — Rockford

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Fined and required to complete a notary education course.

Aracelly Salazar — Lake Forest Park

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Sherry Sivaivai — Bothell

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Young S. Oh — Lynnwood

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

July 2013

Bergan Danica Anderson — Seattle

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Maricela Cervantes — Toppenish

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Josh M. Ginder — Issaquah

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Fined and required to complete a notary education course.

Chris Hales — Woodinville

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course. Failed to comply with sanction, so license revoked until June 18, 2018.

Lois L. Hokanson — Vancouver

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course. Failed to comply with sanction, so license revoked until June 18, 2018.

Edgar Hugh Kelly — Seattle

  • Finding: Convicted of a serious crime.
  • Action: License revoked until November 30, 2020.

Suzette M. Milkowski-McGraw — Woodland

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

David Sandoval — Auburn

  • Finding: Unprofessional conduct.
  • Action: Fined and required to complete a notary education course. Failed to comply with sanction, so license revoked until August 10, 2016.

Dorota A. Warczak — Shoreline

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course. Failed to comply with sanction, so license revoked until June 18, 2018.

June 2013

Dawn Renee Davidson — Tacoma

  • Finding: Unprofessional conduct.
  • Action: Ineligible for reappointment as a notary public until after May 29, 2014.

Eileen Mary Orriss — Fife

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Fined and required to complete a notary education course. She didn’t comply with sanction, so license revoked until May 31, 2017.

Rowena Cruz Pascual — Renton

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course. She chose to resign her appointment, and may not reapply until June 14, 2018.

May 2013

Faina Ides — Medina

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Lacey Marie McWade — Des Moines

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Iain Mourer — Seattle

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Catherine Lynn Soepardi — Black Diamond

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Cheryl Wollin — Seattle

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

April 2013

Judy Abern — Olympia

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Fined.

Silvia Alvarez — Sunnyside

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Patricia A. Bazurto — Washougal

  • Finding: Convicted of a serious crime.
  • Action: License revoked until June 12, 2022.

Benjamin Castilla — Renton

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Ronald Davenport — Deer Park

  • Finding: Unprofessional conduct.
  • Action: Fined and required to complete a notary education course. Failed to comply with sanction, so license revoked until February 20, 2018.

Karen L. Fruchtl — Kennewick

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Carla Johnson — Seattle

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Sophie Kather — Redmond

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Debra J. Landahl — Battle Ground

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Erik D. Mickelson — University Place

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Daryna V. Mysko — Bellevue

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Kris Norton (Horn) — Ocean Shores

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Fined and required to complete a notary education course. Failed to comply with sanction, so license revoked until March 8, 2018.

Renae J. Richter — Spokane

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Vickie M. Short — Wenatchee

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Julie L Siegler — Federal Way

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Josue Toj — Burien

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Fined and required to complete a notary education course. Chose to resign his appointment. May not reapply until March 20, 2018.

Lisa M. Toon — Spokane

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Jessica R. Venable — Lynnwood

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Barbara L. Ward — Poulsbo

  • Finding: Unprofessional conduct.
  • Action: Fined and required to complete a notary education course. Failed to comply with sanction, so license revoked until February 20, 2018.

March 2013

Rhonda Breiler — Seattle

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Mariah P. Buck — Eastsound

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Robert W. Cites — Kent

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Fined and required to complete a notary education course.

Melissa Earhart — Tacoma

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Sasha James Flinchum — Seattle

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Teferi Z. Gebretsadik — Seattle

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Jill C. Jansen — Seattle

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Robert F. Lonneker — Spokane

  • Finding: Unprofessional conduct.
  • Action: Fined and required to complete a notary education course. Failed to comply with sanction, so license revoked until February 20, 2018.

Melissa Marie Ollis — Yakima

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Yelena M. Shalko — Vancouver

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Laura H. Zeman — Kirkland

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

February 2013

Juan Carlos Baltazar — Kirkland

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Alisa Becht — Federal Way

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Kimberly J. Dawson — Ellensburg

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Robert Proffer Farrell — Arlington

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Sergio Garcia — Walla Walla

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Barbara A. McPherson — Lakewood

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course, and may not reapply for a notary certificate until January 31, 2018.

Anja C. Morfitt — Lakewood

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Diana A. Naramore — Seattle

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Brett N. Riese — Redmond

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

James R. Sheaffer — Issaquah

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Bangmi Yu Sul — Seattle

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Fined.

Maggie Surbridge — Bellevue

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Ramir Villanueva Vicencio — Shoreline

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

January 2013

Hope E. Glump — Tacoma

  • Finding: Unprofessional conduct.
  • Action: Fined and required to complete a notary education course. May not reapply before December 4, 2017.

Kan Lafata — Seattle

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Donald E. Patterson — Kent

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Michele J. Rogers — Bothell

  • Finding: Unprofessional conduct.
  • Action: Fined and required to complete a notary education course.

Jason T. Sanchez — Kirkland

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Andrei Valsan — Richland

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course.

Susan P. Weiler — Yakima

  • Finding: Violated the standards for notarial acts.
  • Action: Required to complete a notary education course. May not reapply before September 6, 2017.
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