Our Consultants

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Leslie Turner, CRM, CPRO, ERM, IG

  • Joined FreeDoc® Consulting in 2017
  • 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
  • Certified Records Manager

Ms. Turner is a Certified Records Manager and Certified Public Records Officer.  She is also credentialed for Information Governance, and Enterprise Records Management.  Ms. Turner has twenty years’ experience administering Records Management policy.  Public Records Disclosure Officer for Department of Ecology, Records Management Consultant for Washington State Archives, Ms. Turner joined FreeDoc® Consulting in 2017.

Prior to Washington State Archives, Leslie was a Public Records Manager for the Department of Ecology.  In this role, she successfully processed 7,000 Public Disclosure requests submitted from across 12 Western Washington counties.

In 2015, she served on the WA State ECM selection committee.  In this role she established a consensus requirement for all public ECM’s to be certified compliant with DoD 5015.2.  This level of protection is what resulted in selection of Laserfiche to the WA State ECM master contract.

Specializes in:

Records Assessments • Scan and Toss • Training

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William Saffady, PhD

  • Joined FreeDoc® Consulting in 2017
  • Former Professor of Library Sciences, Vanderbilt University
  • Author of over 100 publications on Records & Information Management
  • International expert on Enterprise Content Management systems

Dr. William Saffady performs top level analysis of information management policies and practices.  As a worldwide authority and expert on records & information management, Dr. Saffady’s work examines the technical and system requirements for Enterprise Content Management systems (ECM).

An accomplished author of over 100 publications on information management and Professor of Library Sciences for institutions of higher learning (Long Island University, SUNY, Vanderbilt University), Dr. Saffady is dedicated to the study and application of Records Management.

Since 1976, Dr. Saffady has provided consulting services and training to government agencies, not-for-profit entities, cultural institutions, corporations, and other organizations.

Services include:

  • Strategic planning for governance and records management policies
  • Needs assessments / gap analysis for technology implementations
  • Creation of record retention schedules, with domestic & international legal research
  • Analysis of privacy and data protection requirements for collection, retention, and use of personally identifiable information (PII)
  • Cost analysis for specific records management initiatives

As Consultant Level 3 at FreeDoc ®, Dr. Saffady consults on records assessments, analysis and formation of ECM strategy.  He conducts needs assessments, gap analysis, system requirements gathering, training and governance plans for the enterprise.


Specializes in:

Policy & Gap Analysis • Training