Changes Coming to NARA RM Training Program

One of the major topics covered during our last BRIDG meeting was the continual evolution of the Records Management Training Program. Dr. Gary Rauchfuss, the director of our training program, presented upcoming changes and answered questions. You can view his presentation below. https://youtu.be/kj-xppbFjs4?t=54m39s Gary discussed both the curriculum updates and the long-term evolution of the … Continue reading Changes Coming to NARA RM Training Program

February BRIDG Meeting Recap

Last week, we held our February Bimonthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG) meeting. Almost 200 records professionals from across the Federal Government attended in person or watched our live stream. One of our goals for this year is to provide summaries of BRIDG meetings here on Records Express. The highlight of the meeting was a surprise … Continue reading February BRIDG Meeting Recap

FOIA Improvement Act of 2016

President Barack Obama signed into law the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 last week. This law codifies many of the Administration’s openness policies and initiatives into the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and advances open government. It also highlights the importance of NARA’s Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) to the FOIA process. Follow OGIS’s … Continue reading FOIA Improvement Act of 2016

BRIDG Meeting Cancelled

The February BRIDG Meeting has been cancelled for today.  The Office of Personnel Management has announced the following operating status: ALERT Federal agencies in the Washington, DC area are OPEN and employees have the OPTION for UNSCHEDULED LEAVE OR UNSCHEDULED TELEWORK. As a reminder, our BRIDG meeting cancellation policy is the following: NARA reserves the right to postpone or cancel a meeting … Continue reading BRIDG Meeting Cancelled

Status of October BRIDG Meeting and Scheduled Training Classes

As a result of the recent Federal Government shutdown, we are canceling the October 23, Agency Services Bimonthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG) event due to the insufficient advance time needed to plan and prepare for this meeting.  The next regularly scheduled BRIDG meeting will be on Wednesday, December 18, so until then, please … Continue reading Status of October BRIDG Meeting and Scheduled Training Classes

Save The Dates: FY 14 BRIDG Meetings

We have just announced the schedule for our Bi-monthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG) meetings for Fiscal Year 2014. All meetings will be held in the McGowan Theater at the National Archives building in downtown Washington, DC. These meetings are designed for us to share information with our agency customers and stakeholders about what … Continue reading Save The Dates: FY 14 BRIDG Meetings

February BRIDG Meeting

Please mark your calendars for the next BRIDG meeting scheduled for Wednesday, February 13, 2013. The meeting will be held at the National Archives and Records Administration downtown building, 700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW (Metrorail's Yellow or Green lines to the Archives/Navy Memorial station) in the McGowan Theater. Please enter on the Constitution Avenue side of … Continue reading February BRIDG Meeting

Dates for FY13 BRIDG Meetings

Please mark your calendars for the FY13 BRIDG meetings. The meetings will be held at the National Archives and Records Administration 700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW in the McGowan Theater. Scheduled Dates for BRIDG in FY13 are: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 Thursday, December 6, 2012 Wednesday, February 13, 2013 Wednesday, April 17, 2013 Wednesday, June 19, 2013 Wednesday, … Continue reading Dates for FY13 BRIDG Meetings