Course Instructor – Leslie Turner, CRM, ERMp, IGp
- Program Specialist & Records Consultant, WA State Archives, 2006 – 2017
- Washington State Common Records Retention Schedule (CORE) consultant
- Public Records Manager, WA State Department of Ecology, 2002 – 2006
A Certified Records Manager and Public Record Officer, Ms. Turner was formerly the Electronic Records Management Consultant for the Washington State Archives and Records Management program (2006 – 2017). Ms. Turner’s work included the development of retention schedules, individual agency consulting, and training hundreds of agencies on the requirements of managing public records records and information. She also participated in the research to update those processes allowing the statewide use of protocols for “Scan and Toss”.
Ms. Turner has been deeply involved with development of retention schedules for state and local government, and was lead Washington State Archives representative to develop the statewide initiative for Information Governance (IG) and Enterprise Content Management (ECM) resulting in award of statewide Master Contracts for ECM Software Systems.
Prior to her work at the Archives, Ms. Turner was a public disclosure coordinator for the Department of Ecology, processing and fulfilling upwards of 150 public records requests per month (over 7,000 requests in total from across 12 Western Washington counties). Ms. Turner has also presented as a RIM subject matter expert at many state, regional and national conferences, including ARMA, NAGARA and the FreeDoc ® Winter Conference.
Since joining FreeDoc ®, Ms. Turner now leads training of best practices for use of Records and Information Management within ECM systems. Nationally known for her energetic and entertaining style, attendees to this course will be wide awake throughout this pre-recorded, two-day web-course.