Division of Archives and Records Service

Last Week to Register for RIMM 2012

Joseph Sharp
March 19, 2012

Registration for the Utah State Archives Electronic Records Management Conference will be closing Friday, March 23th. The conference will be held on April 26th, 2012 at the State Office Building Auditorium at the Utah State Capitol Campus.

For registration and more information please see the 2012 RIMM Event tab on this blog. The conference will focus on electronic records with presentations on discovery, technological judgement, information governance, and manage in place solutions.

In January we announced two session speakers, Kenneth Thibodeau and Philip Favro. We are pleased to announce our afternoon keynote, Tad C. Howington.

Tad Howington has nearly 30 years of experience in various aspects of records and information management. He has managed and directed enterprise-wide records and information management programs at LCRA and ERCOT in Austin, Tarrant County in Fort Worth, and most recently at Center Point Energy in Houston.

Tad received his Bachelor of Arts (BA) in History/English from the University of New Mexico. He also holds a Master of Arts (MA) in History/Archival Administration from the University of Texas and a Master of Library and Information Sciences (MLS) from the University of North Texas. He is both a Certified Records Manager and a Certified Archivist.

A member of ARMA for 25+ years, Tad has served in numerous leadership positions on the Local, Regional and International levels. Highlights of his local ARMA involvement include two terms as President of the Fort Worth Chapter and seven years on the Austin Chapter Board of Directors where he served at various times as Chairman of the Program and Seminar Committees and Editor of the Chapter’s newsletter. He is currently the Executive Vice President of the Houston Chapter.

Throughout his ARMA experience Tad has had the opportunity to serve on various International Committees, including Standards and Development, Membership, Strategic Planning and Finance. He served three years as the Southwest Region’s Director, representing the region on ARMA International’s Board of Directors. From 1999-2000, Tad served with distinction as President of ARMA International.

Tad received ARMA International’s Distinguished Service Award in 2001 and was inducted into ARMA’s Company of Fellows in 2002 for his continued service to both the Association and to the profession of records and information management.

Tad has taught records and information management courses at Dallas County Community College, Austin Community College and in the Graduate School of Library and Information Sciences at the University of North Texas. He has also served as an Adjunct Instructor of Records Management in the Graduate School of Information at the University of Texas at Austin. In addition he has conducted over 90 seminars and workshops throughout the United States, Canada, Japan, Mexico and New Zealand.

Register today!