Category Archives: Presidential Memorandum

FY 2013 Backlog Schedule Project

Beginning on April 1, our Appraisal Teams will begin this fiscal year’s backlog records schedule reduction project. Backlog schedules are defined as those that are at least two years old and as of October 1, 2012, have an FY 2010 … Continue reading

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Webinar Next Week!

On Wednesday, January 16, 2013, NARA will be hosting a free hour long presentation and discussion about the Presidential Records Management Directive. Preston Huff, Head of the Project Management Office (PMO) in the Office of the Chief Records Officer, will … Continue reading

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Progress! First SAO Meeting

Yesterday, we passed one of the first major milestones called for in the Managing Government Records Directive. David Ferriero, Archivist of the United States, convened the first meeting of Senior Agency Officials. This meeting brought together the agency-appointed Senior Agency … Continue reading

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FAQ: Senior Agency Officials

The first deadline in the Managing Government Records Directive that was released earlier this year is fast approaching. Agencies have two weeks to name their Senior Agency Official (SAO). Goal 2.1 of the Directive requires the designation of the SAO … Continue reading

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Why Will the GRS Update Take 5 years?

This post comes from our General Records Schedule (GRS) Team. Many have asked why the GRS update will take five years to complete. When asked this question at the September 2012 RACO meeting our Chief Records Officer’s response was:   … Continue reading

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Records Management Directive Released!

Today, the Archivist of the United States and the Acting Director of the Office of Management and Budget, released a Records Management Directive to the heads of Executive Departments and Agencies and Agencies. This Directive carries out the requirements set … Continue reading

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Going to Santa Fe?

If you are attending the 2012 Joint Annual Meeting of  NAGARA and the Council of State Archivists later this week, we hope you have a great time in Santa Fe, New Mexico. On Thursday afternoon, you will hear  from both … Continue reading

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Reminder: Public Meeting about Presidential Memorandum

Just a reminder that next week, we will be holding a meeting to solicit comments from the public on the Presidential Memorandum: Managing Government Records. Comments and suggestions that we receive during this meeting will help inform the Records Management Directive that … Continue reading

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IdeaScale Deadline Extended

We continue to work on meeting the requirements in the Presidential Memorandum on Managing Government Records and have reached out to our colleagues in related professions and the general public by setting up an IdeaScale community where ideas can be … Continue reading

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Public Meeting About Presidential Memorandum

As published in the Federal Register last Thursday, we will be holding a public meeting on March 27 to solicit comments from the public on the Presidential Memorandum: Managing Government Records. Comments and suggestions that we receive will help inform … Continue reading

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