Tag Archives: Compliance and Oversight

Release of 2014 SAO Report Summary

We are pleased to announce we have completed a review of the 2014 Senior Agency Official (SAO) Reports. The results have been issued in a Summary Report available here (.pdf). These reports cover activities in agencies during calendar year 2014. Acting Chief Records … Continue reading

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RMSA 2014 released

We are pleased to announce that the 2014 Records Management-Self Assessment (RMSA) report is now available from our website (.pdf). Acting Chief Records Officer for the U.S. Government Laurence Brewer said, “This is our sixth RMSA and we are very … Continue reading

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Release of 2012 Records Management Self-Assessment

Today we released the 2012 Records Management Self-Assessment (.pdf) which presents the results of the annual records management self-assessment (RMSA) taken by Federal agencies. The goal of RMSA is to determine whether Federal agencies are compliant with statutory and regulatory … Continue reading

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Managing Government Records Directive Workshop: 2.2 and 2.5 Requirements

The following was issued as AC 26.2013 this afternoon. You are invited to attend a free workshop on completing the Managing Government Records Directive (.pdf) requirements 2.2 (identifying records that are 30 years old and older) and 2.5 (identifying unscheduled records). This … Continue reading

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Reporting Requirements for Agencies

This morning, we issued RM Communications AC23.2013.  This communication provides information to Federal agencies regarding the reporting requirements that we are implementing to support the goals and actions of the Managing Government Records Directive. Senior Agency Officials (SAO) at agencies are … Continue reading

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Online Briefings now on YouTube

One of the most frequent comments we receive when we mention our online briefings, such as the one held a couple of weeks ago on the forthcoming revisions to our transfer guidance, is can I access the material later? Today, … Continue reading

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Online Briefing: Preparing for the Self-Assessment

Free Online Briefing: A How-To Guide for Completing NARA’s Records Management Self Assessment Join us on Wednesday, March 6 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Eastern time for a free online briefing.  Stephanie Fawcett from NARA’s Records Management Oversight team will … 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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Release of 2011 Records Management Self-Assessment

We are pleased to  announce the release of the 2011 Records Management Self-Assessment Report (.pdf). Last May, we issued the mandatory annual records management self-assessment (RMSA) to Federal agencies.  The goal of the self-assessments is to determine whether Federal agencies … 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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