WAPRO Mission Statement

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

2017 Fall Conference

Thursday, October 19, 2017*
Tacoma Convention Center
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*Please note the date of the Fall Conference has changed from October 12 to October 19.

Certified Public Records Officer Designations

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

Lisa Alexander (recertification) Tracy Becht
Courtney Crocker Jenny Hallengren-Sawyer
Melissa Hart (recertification) Stacy Irwin
Bonnie Lee Gina Miller
Ashley Payment Sue Wahlberg (recertification)

Featured FAQ

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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