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Certified Public Records Officer Designations
Congratulations to the following Public Records Officers who recently received their CPRO designation:
|Yang Guo||Zuzka Lehocka-Howell|
|Candice Mauracher||Kaylee Cody|
|Mary Ann Kauwe||Sally Shelton|
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Transparency News Highlights
Sep 03, 2021
- Skagit County sues Seattle City Light for allegedly withholding Skagit River dam financial records
- As the first city of Spokane contracts go up for open bargaining, a local judge says a voter-approved transparency requirement is illegal
- Judge removes Spokane City Council candidate Tyler LeMasters from general election ballot
Around the Country
- Kathy Hochul promises ‘new era of transparency’ in first speech as New York governor, NY
- Attorney to San Jose mayor: Don’t delete your emails, CA
- Supreme Court: NC Railroad isn’t subject to open records law, NC
- Public universities now keeping secret the names of employees they hire into unadvertised jobs, IA
- How the FDA’s Lack of Transparency Undermines Public Trust, US
- Loss of transparency for Missouri Lottery, MO
- On Our Watch Podcast, CA
By this notice, the Executive Committee announces the annual call for candidates to fill Officer and Director Positions on the Executive Board of the Washington Association of Public Records Officers (WAPRO). The positions available for election and the terms are as follows:
- Vice President (one-year term);
- Treasurer (two-year term); and
- Two Director positions (two-year term for each Director).
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WAPRO Membership – It is that time of year to renew your annual membership! Memberships will be active from now through November 30, 2021.
New Website and Member Login
WAPRO has transitioned to a new website on July 1, 2020. In order to view your “Members Only” pages, please re-register your profile. Once we are notified and verify your membership, we will approve your profile on the new website.
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