EmpowerU partners with Ohio Auditor to present Sunshine Laws State Certification Training
Empower U partners with the Ohio Auditor’s Office to present Sunshine Laws Certification Training
If you are interested in obtaining this certification Empower U is providing an opportunity for you to do so locally.
The Sunshine Laws Certification Training, provided by the Ohio Auditor’s Office, is a three-hour certification training session provided to all elected officials, and/or their appropriate designees, as well as members of the general public.
Ohio Revised Code Section 109.43(B) states:
The Auditor shall develop, provide, and certify training programs and seminars for all elected officials or their appropriate designees in order to enhance the officials’ knowledge of the duty to provide access to public records as required by section 149.43 of the Revised Code. The training shall be three hours for every term of office for which the elected official was appointed or elected to the public office involved.
Each session includes an in-depth analysis of Ohio’s Public Records Act, with a brief discussion of Ohio’s Open Meetings Act.
You absolutely must register for this FREE class to be included and to receive your certification. Because this class includes certification it is not presented virtually.
Registration opens at 9:30 am.
Speaker from the Ohio Auditor’s Office will be Jesse Davis. Mr. Davis joined the Ohio Auditor of State’s Office in the fall of 2018 as Assistant Legal Counsel. A native of Grove City, Ohio, Mr. Davis received his undergraduate degree from the Ohio State University before graduating from Capital University Law School in May 2017. While a law student at Capital, Mr. Davis served as Executive Publishing Editor of the Capital University Law Review, Volume 45, and wrote an article on the need for copyright protection reform in the age of the DMCA and the art-sharing world
of the internet. Prior to joining the Auditor of State’s Office, he worked in private practice. He currently resides in Grove City, Ohio, with his wife, Dany, an artist, and their
Shepherd-Husky dog, Fenrir, an escape artist of the highest order who regularly makes attempts to leave his back yard confines in search of small animals to chase