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Hammond Receives Medallion Award from National Association of Secretaries of State


INDIANAPOLIS, IN South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond was honored recently for his service to his colleagues at the 2017 Summer Conference of the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS). 

It is an honor to be recognized by NASS," said Secretary Hammond.  I enjoy my relationship with the NASS Executive Committee and the other Secretaries of State, and am grateful for the opportunity to exchange ideas.  
Hammond was recognized for his outstanding service and longtime leadership support, including multiple committee leadership roles. Since 2004, Secretary Hammond chaired, co-chaired or served on the Standing Committee for Business Services; Company Formation Task Force Subcommittee; Business Identity Theft Task Force Subcommittee; and the Standing Committee on International Relations.  In 2011 he was elected by his colleagues to serve on the Executive Board of NASS as an At-large Member.  In this capacity, he served as the liaison to the Notary Public Administrators (NPA) section of the organization.

Founded in 1904, NASS is the oldest, nonpartisan professional organization of public officials in the United States.  Membership is open to all 50 states and U.S. territories. NASS serves as a medium for the exchange of information between states and fosters cooperation in the development of public policy.


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