WAPRO Mission Statement

The Washington Association of Public Records Officers (WAPRO) is a non-profit corporation founded to provide education on the Public Records Act to public disclosure practitioners and to provide a forum for public records officers and those involved in responding to public records requests to discuss issues associated with the Act.

Updates

WAPRO Board Elections - Due August 22, 2014

We have several Board positions that will become vacant effective December 2014. Applications for the Board are now being accepted, and must be received no later than August 22, 2014. Elections for the positions will take place at the Fall Conference scheduled for October 2014. The new Board positions will be effective December 1, 2014.

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Summer Newsletter Now Available

Our Summer 2014 newsletter is now available. Click here to access it!


Certified Public Records Officer Designations - Second Quarter Announcements

Congratulations to the following Public Records Officers who received their CPRO designation last quarter:

Sheila Betts
Melissa Hart
Janna Lewis
Margene Michael
Myralynn Nitura
Cori Russell

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The public agency I work for recently conducted an internal investigation into the conduct of an employee who works in the field. Is our internal investigation subject to disclosure under the Public Records Act, or is there an RCW that exempts it? We are concerned that if some of the records, such as interview notes, were disclosed, it would create concern of retaliation and make some employees hesitant to cooperate in the future...

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