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Records Management Roundtable Meeting
1. Opening and Welcome
A. Introduction of officers and steering committee
B. Introduction of Bruce Ambacher, SAA Council liaison
2. Announcement of Agenda
A. Officers 1. Chair Russell James 2. Vice-chair Alison Stankrauff a. SAA session proposals b. ARMA session proposals B. Steering Committee 1. Newsletter - Debra Kimok a. Newsletter guidelines b. Future newsletters 2. Website - Jennifer Young C. Working Groups 1. Functions Thesaurus Working Group 2. SAA Section/Roundtable Records Retention Compliance Working Group 3. Records and Information Management Bibliography Working Group 4. AMRT/RMRT Joint Working Group on Diversity in the Profession D. Ad Hoc Committees 1. Ad Hoc Committee on Distinguished Fellows Nominations 2. Ad Hoc Education Committee 3. Ad Hoc Committee on Green Archives book Proposal 4. Ad Hoc Committee on RMRT Annual Meeting Scholarships D. Other Projects 1. Green Archives book project 2. "Records Management for Archivists" workshop 3. Phil Bantin's 90-minute webinar
4. Old Business
5. New Business
A. Elections 1. Chair - Russell D. James, CA Russell is the current chair of the Records Management Roundtable and the coordinator of its Functions Thesaurus Working Group. He is a certified archivist who holds a Master of Arts in history from the University of West Florida and a Master of Library and Information Science from Louisiana State University. In 2008 he was recognized as one of six "Movers and Shakers in Archives" by the ArchivesNext blog. 2.. Vice-chairs (2 positions) - a. Debra Kimok, SUNY-Plattsburgh Debra is senior assistant librarian and special collections librarian at the Sate University of New York (SUNY) College at Plattsburgh. She received her BA in history at SUNYC Plattsburgh in 1997 and her MLS at SUNY-Buffalo in 2000, and is a graduate of the 2005 Modern Archives Institute in Washington DC. She spends hafl her days as a lone arrangr working with regional historical materials and the college archives, and the other half working on projects as part of the library instruction unit teaching the Information and Technology Literacy course, and serving at the Feinberg Library reference desk. She is a member of the college's records management committee, the faculty Senate's Writing Across the Curriculum committee, and the Information Technology Advisory Council. She is also a member of the Kent Delord House Museum (a local historic site) board and is the coordinator of the museum's collections committee. 3. Steering Committee a. Alison Stankrauff - Indiana University South Bend Alison Stankrauff is the Archivist and an Assistant Librarian at Indiana University South Bend. She’s a lone arranger and teaches classes on campus – among several other hats… Alison has been at IU South Bend since 2004, and previous to that, she was a Reference Archivist at the American Jewish Archives. She has her Masters in Library and Information Science with Archival Administration Specialization from Wayne State University in Detroit. She also has a Bachelors in History from Antioch College in Ohio. b. Jennifer Young, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community c. Greg Johnson - Morgan Street Document Systems Greg is an archivist with Morgan Street Document Systems in Chicao. He has a Bachelor of Arts in history from Purdue Knox College, a Master of Arts in modern American and early European history from Purdue University, and an MLS from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Greg previously served as the digital initiatives archivist at the Ward M. Canady Center at the Universit of Toledo and as an intern at the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising, & Marketing at Duke University. d. Melissa Gottwald, Embry-Riddle University Melissa Gottwald will start work as an archivist at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Arizona, on September 2. She previously held positions at Iowa State University, New Mexico State University, and Oberlin College. She is a member of the RMRT Working Group on Section/Roundtable Records Retention Compliance. She has also been active in the Midwest Archives Conference, serving as MAC Newsletter assistant editor for the “Regionalia” column, Iowa state chair for the MAC President’s Award, and has served on program and local arrangements committees for MAC meetings. e. Michael Courtney, Japanese American Service Committee f. Brad Houston, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee g. Kathryn Ann Scanlan, JD - MLIS student, University of Wisconsin-Madison Kathryn A. Scanlan is a graduate student at UW-Madison, specializing in archives and records administration. She currently works as a records management assistant for the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey. h. Holly Geist, CA - Denver Water Holly was born in raised in Colorado and received an MA in historty with an archives and historic preservation concentration from Colorado State University in 2000. She is the archivist for Denver Water. She previously served as a reference archivist for the Wyoming State Archives. i. Farris Wahbeh, The History Factory j. James Cassedy, NARA k. Emily Hughes Dominick, CA - Providence Archives l. Laura Edgar, University of Notre Dame Laura is currently working at the University Archives at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana where she holds the title of Archivist and Records Manager. She has a BA in European History from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania and an MA in Public History and the history of the American West from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. Laura is responsible for the creation and implementation of Notre Dame's records management program and is working toward her Certified Records Manager (CRM) designation. She previously served as the Cultural Affairs Director for the Town of Windsor, Colorado, as an intern at the Archives for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, and as a student employee at the Dickinson College Archives, where she learned to love this profession. m. Elizabeth Fairfax, CA - Island County [WA] Archives and Records Services B. Future of the RMRT 1. Membership subcommittee 2. Education subcommittee 3. Website subcommittee 4. Improved relations between RMRT and other records management organizations
6. Program - George David-Shongo, Seneca Nation of Indians Archivist, will address how he's created records management practices that are responsive to and reflective to Seneca traditions and culture.