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E-Discovery Day  – December 3, 2021 – All sessions are Free of charge

Join ARMA International in celebrating e-discovery’s vital and growing role in the legal process. Workshops include:

  • Post COVID E-Discovery World – Key E-Discovery Trends For 2022
  • Judges Roundtable: 10 E-Discovery Tips For 2022
  • Your 2022 E-Discovery Toolkit: What Needs to Be in It
  • Fun E-Discovery Trivia 

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Each month a newsletter is sent out to announce upcoming events and provide Chapter updates.  If you are not getting this newsletter and want to, please send an email to twincitiesarma@gmail.com.  Let your colleagues know of this resource also!

No December 14, 2021 Chapter Meeting 

January 11, 2022 Chapter Meeting

Virtual Coffee Session with Kurt Neumann and Mary Waytashek

Time: 8:30 – 9:30 a.m Central Time

Here is the list of topics they are thinking of: 

  • COVID-19 Records – What types of records are your companies retaining and for how long
  • Setting retention policies in Teams
  • Does your company have language in vendor contracts that hold the vendor accountable for maintaining records appropriately?  If yes, what methodology does your company apply?
    • Generic statement – info must be deleted or returned at the end of the contract
    • Specific language
    • Is risk a factor

TC ARMA Chapter Receives Standing Ovation Award!

ARMA International presented the TC ARMA with an award for it’s outstanding approach to furthering the RIM and IG professions.  Specifically, TC ARMA participated in presenting a successful virtual 2021 Spring conference in partnership with 11 other chapters.  Way to go TC ARMA!

Update on TC ARMA Event Fees for 2021-2022

The Board decided that for the 2021-2022 Program Year starting in October all attendees will be able to register for the 1-hour webinar educational sessions for free.  All in-person meetings will have a fee charged to cover expenses. 

This is a great time for members to tell friends or co-workers about our chapter and to get the excitement going in our field.

TC ARMA 60th Anniversary!

Have you heard?  Our Twin Cities Chapter is 60 years old!  In appreciation and recognition of this amazing milestone, we are planning some celebration activities throughout the 2021-2022 programming year.  

To make these activities as successful as possible, click here to find out how you can help us.  Note the due dates:

  • Memorabilia – due by Feb. 28, 2022

How to Sign Up for ARMA

Do you know of someone who should be a member of ARMA but isn’t?  Spread the word that it’s easy to join, and the benefits are many!  Check out “How To Sign Up to ARMA ” at this link for more information.

Chapter Member Spotlight

Gretta Thorson is the Records Management Program expert at Target Headquarters.  Her 30 years of RIM experiences have enabled her to tackle corporate compliance and ethics, retention schedule research and disposition, develop policies and procedures and implement and maintain integrated enterprise records management solutions.

Looking for other training or informational events?

As a result of the current state of affairs in the world, many of the ARMA chapters are now offering free or very low cost training or information events.  Check out other chapter websites for information and opportunities.  We’ll make sure to post the ones that catch our attention.

Chapter Leadership Opportunities 

Looking to develop your leadership skills?  The Chapter is looking for you!  There are several vacancies that are critical to the success of the chapter.  If you are interested in any of following positions:  President Elect, Business Relations Director, Communications Director, or Education Director please contact the President.

To contact any member of the Board, please click on the Board tab above.

The Library and Archives Canada Newsletter: Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World is now available to everyone. 

This free monthly online newsletter helps readers keep current with the latest news, initiatives, guidance, best practices and tools in information management, archives and libraries.  The link above is to the home page.  To subscribe, send an email to bac.pdtd-drkp.lac@canada.ca.

Looking for Case Studies, Success Stories (or tall tales) about your RIM World! 

Do you have a success story or a major RIM change you would like to share?  We’re looking for case studies on a wide variety of RIM aspects to feature at Chapter meetings.  Contact the Board if you are willing to share your story.

Missing your ICRM or IGP Credits?

Contact the Education Director to get your credits.

Want to volunteer at Twin Cities ARMA?

 We’re looking for volunteers for a few short term projects.  Contact the President for more information.