November Chapter Program

  • 8 November 2017
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Registration closed Friday, November 3 at 1:00pm.
Please email the Chapter to request late registration.

We are excited to announce a special speaker and venue for our November 2017 program!

New Public Records Laws

Speaker: Nancy J. Krier, Open Government Assistant Attorney General, Washington Attorney General’s Office

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Indian Summer Golf & Country Club  (5900 Troon Lane SE, Olympia, WA 98501)

Assistant Attorney General Nancy Krier will review new Public Records Act and records retention laws enacted by the Washington State Legislature which became effective July 23, 2017.

The new laws affect state and local government agencies and include, for example, amendments to the PRA addressing fees for copies, requests for “identifiable” records, bot requests for records, PRA data collection requirements, public records officer training, PRA request logs, local agency PRA ordinances, new records programs for local governments, an open records portal study, and other topics. The presentation will also cover the status of the proposal to update the PRA Model Rules.

5:00-5:30 p.m. – Register & Socialize
5:30-6:30 p.m. – Dinner
6:30-8:00 p.m. – Program

About our Venue:
Venue ImageWe are also excited to welcome you to a special venue for this month’s program!

The Indian Summer Golf & Country Club offers a great setting and larger space than our regular venues. Please feel free to invite colleagues, coworkers, and others who might be interested. All are invited to attend!

About our Speaker:

Nancy J. Krier is the Washington Attorney General’s Office Open Government Assistant Attorney General, appointed in 2013 following six years as the Public Disclosure Commission’s General Counsel. Prior to the PDC, Ms. Krier served in the AGO over 20 years, including as a Division Chief of the Licensing and Administrative Law Division, where she was also designated as a Senior Counsel. In addition to the PDC, she had advised many state agencies, including the Executive Ethics Board, the Department of Corrections, the Department of Social and Health Services, and others. She was president of Washington Women Lawyers and the Government Lawyer Bar Association.

Ms. Krier graduated summa cum laude from the University of North Dakota in 1982 with journalism and political science majors. Ms. Krier also was a reporter. She earned her JD at the University of Washington, joining the Washington State Bar Association in 1986 and is admitted to the U.S. District Courts in Washington and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She is a  frequent speaker on open government and disclosure topics.

Register using the links above.


Venue Phone: (360) 923-1075

Venue Website:

5900 Troon Lane SE, Olympia, Washington, 98501, United States