Division of Archives and Records Service

Learn how to play ball with GRAMA

Joseph Sharp
April 10, 2017

RosemaryCundiffWednesday, April 12, 2017. Noon-1:00 p.m.
GRAMA Legislative Updates by Rosemary Cundiff, Government Records Ombudsman
Rosemary will cover the 2017 legislative updates that affect the Government Records Access and Management Act (GRAMA). Rosemary is the government records ombudsman at the Utah State Archives. In that role, she is required to be familiar with GRAMA so that she can assist government employees as well as the general public with issues related to GRAMA records requests. Rosemary has worked for the Utah State Archives for nearly 17 years and has been the ombudsman for five years. This is a live webinar. Use this link to join the event, If you have trouble connecting, try opening the weblink in Internet Explorer.

Utah State Archives’ training events are free of charge. Questions regarding today’s webinar may be directed to [email protected] or 801-531-3863. Instructions on how to register can be found here. The complete schedule for our webinar series can be viewed here. All webinars will be recorded and posted on our website within one week of the event.

Upcoming Webinars:

Archives Training TeamWednesday, April 19, 2017. Noon-1:00 p.m.
State Records Committee (SRC) Decisions and Orders by Nova Dubovik, State Records Committee Executive Secretary
Nova will provide a broad overview of the State Records Committee and share interesting decisions and orders from the past year that have generated public interest. Nova Dubovik is the State Records Committee executive secretary. She enjoys the challenges of working and teaching the governmental agencies and the public about the Government Records Access and Management Act (GRAMA). Nova retired from the United States Air Force after 23 years of active duty service, and is a recent graduate of San Jose State University, where she received her Master of Library and Information Science degree. She has been with the Utah State Archives since 2014. This is a live webinar. Use this link to join the event,

ESJames2EditTuesday, April 25, 2017. Noon-1:00 p.m. 
The Proper Care and Feeding of Your IT Employees by James Duckett, City of St. George
James will share his experience and insights on how to build a team effort between records managers and IT. James has been the Technology Division Manager for the City of St. George for nine years, where he has combined two of his lifelong passions: working (playing) with technology and building the best IT team possible. This is a live webinar. Use this link to join the event,


Thursday, May 4, 2017. Noon-1:00 p.m.
Using Google to Manage Electronic Messages by Corona Ngatuvai, Utah   State Department of Technology Corona will cover functions and features in Gmail that can help you to better manage your electronic correspondence. Corona is the IT Manager over Desktop Services Engineering in the Department of Technology Services. His educational background is in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics. A link to join the event will be sent out prior to the event date.

Previous Webinars:

Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Noon-1:00 p.m.
Can We Destroy the Paper After We Scan It? What you need to know to answer this question! by Kendra Yates, Utah State Archives

We will have the recording from last week’s webinar posted to our website by tomorrow. Certificates for the webinar are available here, and instructions on how to print or save your certificate are also available here, as well as below:

If you registered for the April 5, 2017 webinar you may retrieve your certificate by:

  • Right-clicking on the file, Registrants_WebinarCertificates 
  • Selecting the “Download” option, this will download a PDF file to your computer
  • Within PDF file open, find your certificate by selecting ctrl+f and typing your name in the search box
  • Print or save your certificate

If you did not register for the webinar, a blank certificate is available for you to download and add your name