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
Formerly an Electronic Records Management Consultant for the Washington State Archives/Records Management program (2006 – 2017), Ms. Turner’s work included the development of training on the public records requirements for records and information management. She also participated in the research to update the processes allowing statewide use of “scanning and tossing” protocols.
Ms. Turner has been deeply involved with development of numerous retention schedules for state and local government. She was the lead team representative from the Washington State Archives to develop the statewide Information Governance (IG) and Enterprise Content Management (ECM) Initiatives. This resulted in the 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.
At FreeDoc ® Consulting, Ms. Turner leads training of best practices for use of Records and Information Management within ECM systems. Known as an energetic and entertaining instructor, course attendees are sure to be on the edge of their seat throughout this one-day course.