Federal Records Management

AC 01.2011

June 22, 2011

MEMORANDUM TO FEDERAL AGENCY CONTACTS: Bimonthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG) Meeting on Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Please note that the numbering system used for memos has been changed to reflect the new organizational structure at the National Archives. "AC" is the new office code for Chief Records Officer, Agency Services.

Please mark your calendars for the next BRIDG meeting scheduled for Wednesday, June 29, 2011. The meeting will be 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 Jefferson Conference Room. Please enter on the Constitution Avenue side of the building. The meeting will begin at 11:00 a.m. and last approximately until noon.

Agenda topics will include:
NARA Transfer Guidance Revision Framework
ERA Status and User Feedback

The Federal Records Center Program (FRCP) will hold a FRC Forum from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.

Agenda topic will include:
Update on new FRC facilities and facility compliance

To reserve a place for the meeting, please provide your name, telephone number, and agency via email to RM.Communications@nara.gov, no later than Monday, June 27, 2011. You may reserve places for several staff in the same email, but for security purposes we must have each individual's name and telephone number.

You no longer need to register separately for the FRC Forum and BRIDG meetings. Please email Angela Dorsey at angela.dorsey@nara.gov, or call 301-837-1754 if you need assistance.

Please note that new security procedures were instituted at Archives I in January 2011. During your departure, allow an extra 5-10 minutes due to the exit inspection process. NARA encourages agencies to participate at BRIDG by presenting best practices or lessons learned that would be helpful to other attending agencies. If you wish to lead a discussion, please reply to this RM Communications.

Meetings WILL BE CANCELED if the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announces a “closed,” “unscheduled leave,” “liberal leave,” or "delayed arrival" policy for Federal employees for that day or if there has been an elevation to threat level RED in the Homeland Security status. Official Government closing and leave information is located on the OPM web site at www.opm.gov.


Chief Records Officer for the
U.S. Government