Records Managers

AC 12.2018

February 8, 2018

MEMORANDUM TO FEDERAL AGENCY CONTACTS:  Bimonthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG) Meeting on Thursday, February 15, 2018

The next Bimonthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG) meeting, sponsored by NARA’s Agency Services, will take place on Thursday, February 15, 2018.

The meeting will be held at the National Archives and Records Administration, 700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC, in the McGowan Theater. Metrorail's Yellow or Green lines stop at the Archives/Navy Memorial Station right across the street. Please use the Special Events entrance on Constitution Avenue (used as an exit for the general public).

The meeting will begin at 10:00.

The 9:00 coffee and networking session is cancelled for this meeting only!

The BRIDG meeting agenda includes:

  • Opening Remarks and Speaker Introductions - Gordon Everett
  • OGIS Updates - Alina Semo
  • 2018 Agency Disposition Profiles and Ambiguous Disposition Codes - Scott Roley, Markus Most
  • BRIDG survey results - Lisa Haralampus, Jim Stossel
  • Panel on NARA’s Strategic Priorities - Laurence Brewer, David Weinberg, Gordon Everett, Gary Stern, Don Rosen, Lisa Haralampus, Maggie Hawkins

To view the meeting live via the National Archives YouTube Channel, please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTusH7nYNio.

An afternoon Meet-and-Greet will be held with staff from Appraisal Teams 2 and 4 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the Washington Conference Room on the Mezzanine Level. This is an opportunity to meet your Appraisal Archivists, FRC account managers, and records accessioning staff. A reservation is required to attend the Meet-and-Greet. Please send an e-mail to Richard.Noble@nara.gov to reserve your spot.

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 email James.Stossel@nara.gov.

If you have any questions about BRIDG, please email rm.communications@nara.gov or visit our BRIDG website at https://www.archives.gov/records-mgmt/meetings/index.html.

LAURENCE BREWER
Chief Records Officer
for the U.S. Government

DAVID M. WEINBERG
Director, Federal Records Centers Program
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