City Clerk Susan Duncan who handles records management, public records requests, human resources and serves as clerk for the City, has completed the Washington Association of Public Records Officers program to become a Certified Public Records Officer (CPRO). The certification demonstrates a personal commitment and dedication to administering the Washington State Public Records Act (RCW 42.56).
To become certified, an applicant must complete over thirty hours of training covering topics as diverse as legal updates, electronic records and technology, open government sessions and more. Duncan, who completed the Certified Municipal Clerk program for the International Institute of Municipal Clerks in 2016, and now serves on their executive board of their Washington State chapter.
“Susan is an incredible resource,” said Mayor Jon Mutchler. “She knows the rules and law governing our city business forwards and backwards. We depend on her skills and expertise and appreciate her unyielding dedication.”