Archives News

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October 16, 2023

ARO Spotlight: Department of Environmental Quality Records Team

Over the several years that I’ve been a RIM specialist at the State Archives, I’ve had the pleasure of working with many different State departments. The Department of Environmental Quality has consistently reached out to State Archives over the years, and is always just delightful to work with, so I wanted to recognize them for that. Instead of highlighting a
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June 14, 2022

ARO Spotlight: Kylie Cone in the Office of Administrative Rules

Kylie Cone is the Senior Business Analyst and Records Officer for the Office of Administrative Rules. She’s been with the office for 5 years and about a third of her job is records management. The Office of Administrative Rules enables citizen participation in their own government by supporting agency rulemaking and ensuring agency compliance with the Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act. Let’s
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November 30, 2021

Records Officer Spotlight: Kendra Yates

Many records officers throughout the state recognize or have worked with Kendra Yates, the Chief Records Officer for the state of Utah. Kendra is an integral part in everything that happens at Utah State Archives and Records Service (“Archives”), so I invited her to an interview to learn more about her. Kendra’s Multiple Roles Since 2015, Kendra has been the
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November 30, 2020

Records Officer Rosanne Ricks Retires

This ARO Spotlight is written by Renée Wilson, Records and Information Management Specialist at the Utah State Archives My favorite aspect of any job position I’ve ever held has always been getting to know the incredible people I work with. One of those amazing people is Rosanne Ricks, internal auditor for the Utah Department of Human Resource Management (DHRM), who
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November 29, 2018

Will the SRC approve your retention schedule?

Ever wonder if the Utah State Records Committee (SRC) will approve a retention schedule for your record series? Here are some ideas on the types of update requests that tend to be successful, and those that don’t.
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May 16, 2018

RIM Month Webinars Posted Online

A big thank you to everyone who participated in our Records and Information Management (RIM) Month webinars! We have posted all the recordings and slides from the presentations on our website at   Videos may also be accessed from our YouTube channel at   “2018 Legislative Changes to GRAMA” by Paul Tonks “Intriguing State Records Committee Hearings” by Rosemary
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May 4, 2018

Spotlight on Sara Danielson, Labor Commission Records Officer

Meet Sara Danielson, Records Manager for the Utah Labor Commission. Sara handles all the Commission’s GRAMA requests, and assists each Commission division with records management. Sara has been a records officer for 20 years! Congratulations, Sara!   Successes and Challenges Sara’s favorite part of the job is when she is able to locate old records for constituents. We all know
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January 24, 2018

Spotlight on: Carol Miller, DCFS Program Support Specialist

This month’s spotlight is on Carol Miller, who works for the state of Utah in the Department of Human Services. Carol has a huge job but is always on top of it! I’ll let Carol explain more, in her own words:   I work for the Division of Child and Family Services as a program support specialist.  I’ve been working
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October 16, 2017

Making Smart Decisions About Information Systems (CoSA Webinar) Available Online

If you missed the Council of State Archivists (CoSA) webinar we previously highlighted, you can now view it online: What about the Records? Making smart decisions about information systems. The presentation slides are also available online.   Webinar Description Where do your electronic records live? Payroll and accounting systems, personnel records, building and permitting systems, and many other applications all
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May 30, 2017

Spotlight On: Rosanne Ricks, Human Resource Director

“Collaboration is the only way to accomplish a project like this.”