Tag Archives: Records Management

OPM Draft Records Management Flysheet Released

Several weeks ago, we reported on the progress being made by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) on establishing a records management occupational job series. Now, they have released a draft records management professional flysheet to agency human resources directors.  The flysheet … Continue reading

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Federal Records Officer Network (FRON)

Today we feature an interview with Wendy Couch of the Department of Commerce and Ron Swecker of the Department of Transportation, co-founders of the newly-formed Federal Records Officer Network (FRON).                   How … Continue reading

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Agency Records Officer Training Requirements

Today, we issued NARA Bulletin 2014-03: Guidance on Agency Records Officer Training Requirements. This  Bulletin explains how we are implementing Requirement 2.3 of the joint Office of Management and Budget and National Archives and Records Administration  Directive M-12-18: Managing Government … Continue reading

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Update on RM Occupational Series

Not all the work associated with the  Managing Government Records Directive  is occurring here in the Office of the Chief Records Officer. While all agencies are working towards the main goals, the Directive also charges specific agencies to carry out actions. … 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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Draft GRS Available for Review

The GRS Team is pleased to announce the release of six new draft General Records Schedules for agency review. The schedules were released via RM Communication AC 22.2013: Agency Review of New Draft General Records Schedules on May 2. The … Continue reading

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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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Research Services Washington DC Accessioning Web Page

We are happy to announce a new on-line presence for the Washington DC area accessioning staff:  http://www.archives.gov/records-mgmt/accessioning/.  The accessioning staff has created this robust and informative resource as a hub for information about transferring permanent Federal records to NARA. Staff … 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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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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