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ARMA New Jersey Needs You!

ARMA NJ NEEDS YOU

Are you passionate about our industry?  Do you have thoughts about what content you’d like to see at educational events? Interested in expanding your network? Want to continue to develop your leadership skills?  Have we got a job for you!

ARMA NJ is looking for people who are keen to join us in advancing our mission and strategic plan through service on Chapter committees.  Participating in the chapter’s planning is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the chapter, participate in strategic decisions, and develop activities and events that meet all of our information governance and record and information management needs.   While there is a time commitment involved, the benefits you reap are incalculable.

If you are interested in furthering your career, getting involved at ARMA NJ is a good start. For most people, creating professional relationships is important, and participating allows you to share ideas, ask for advice, and help to establish the direction of the Chapter.  You will have the opportunity to learn about breaking news in our field, learn "best practices" and new ideas, and meet and brainstorm with others who are also looking to share and learn new information.  Giving back can be the greatest reward and benefit. We recognize that you're busy so we make getting involved easy.  You can participate at whatever level suits you. 

We  have a number of “standing” committees and participation is open to everyone.  If you’re interested in getting your toes wet – that is just getting in on a minimal level – participating as a committee volunteer is the way to go.  If you’re interested in participating on any of the committees listed below, please let us know.

AWARDS COMMITTEE

The Awards Committee is led by the Immediate Past President and is responsible for promoting participation in chapter activities and recognizing members and leaders in the Chapter for achievements and contributions to the information governance profession and to our Chapter.

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE

The committee is led by the VP Membership and is responsible for promoting growth of the chapter and the Association by adding and retaining membership within the chapter and the Association.  Volunteerto be a contact or mentor for a new member; reach out to prospective members, work the registration table at chapter events, etc. 

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

The Nominating Committee is chaired by the Immediate Past President and identifies and solicits volunteers to fill any elective office that will be open in the coming year. This committee begins working in March and needs to have a slate of candidates prepared by distribution to the membership in May for voting and approval. The committee may secure advice from any sources it desires, but the slate is determined by the committee.

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Ever attended an ARMA or other association event and thought, "I’ve got a great idea for a speaker or topic"? Or have you received an invite to an event and thought, "Why did they pick that location"?  If so, this is the opportunity for you.  Even if your time is limited; participation is welcome at all levels.  Only available to assist with one event? – That’s okay!  Volunteer to develop and run an entire event or offer your time to assist with anyone of the following:

  • Selecting speaker/topic
  • Identifying venues
  • Coordinating with other chapters or associations
  • Determining meeting formats – breakfast/dinner meeting
  • Picking the menu and the caterer
  • Designing invitations
  • Tracking RSVPs
  • Working the registration desk at event

 

SPECIAL PROJECTS AND EVENTS COMMITTEE

This committee is responsible for organizing and overseeing chapter and outreach special events, including the annual networking event,  and the end of year celebration. Committee members also support community outreach projects and other projects as are determined by the Board.  The Immediate Past President of the Chapter will serve as the Committee advisor.  Volunteer to develop and run an entire event or offer your time to assist with anyone of the following:

  • Identifying venue
  • Arrange food, beverages, entertainment or other programming
  • Designing invitation
  • Tracking RSVPs
  • EMCEE the event

 

SPONSOR RELATIONS COMMITTEE

Help identify potential sponsors for events and programming; and help ensure that the Chapter is fulfilling its commitment to our sponsors.  

STILL THINK YOU CAN’T HELP?  If you have time to spare once a month during chapter season (September - June) to assist with meeting set-up and take down, help us pick up food or beverages for events, assist the Treasurer checking attendees in at the front door and other duties, we would love to hear from you.

If you would like to know more about any of these roles, please contact Jacki Cheslow, VP Professional Development at [email protected].

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Chapter Elections

ARMA NJ Chapter Members,

It's time to cast your vote and be counted! Choose your candidates for open positions in the 2019-2020 ARMA New Jersey Board of Directors who will continue to lead our dynamic chapter.  

We encourage every ARMA New Jersey member to actively participate in the voting process.Election and chapter leadership information can be found in our Chapter Bylaws.  

Casting your vote is quick and easy. Check your email for the chapter election sent to every member. 

  1. Please read the candidates biographical information (see below).
  2. Select your candidates or submit your 'Write-In' candidate of choice.
  3. Remember to submit your completed ballot by selecting the submit button at the bottom of the page. 

 

2019-2020 Board of Directors candidate biographies,

President
Anne Marie Phillips is currently the University Records Manager at Princeton University. She is tasked with establishing a formal records management program for the University and works closely with executive, academic, and administrative departments in achieving this goal. Previously, she was the Assistant University Archivist at Yale University, Babson College, The Free Library of Philadelphia and Philadelphia Department of Records, and at the Central Administration of the State University of New York. Anne Marie has a BA from Wellesley College and an MLS from the State University of New York at Albany.  Ann Marie has served as Secretary to the Chapter since 2014 and is excited to continue on in this role.

Executive Vice President
Lori Green currently heads Celgene Corporate Records Management. Prior to that she served The McGraw-Hill Companies as Global Records Manager & Compliance Officer. She led, designed, implemented, managed and trained on policy compliance for global records management programs for pharmaceutical, publishing and healthcare companies in the public and private sectors. She served our  ARMA Northern New Jersey Chapter in the past as President and numerous other roles. She also has a Certified AIIM Electronic Content Management Specialist and Certified Records Manager via George Washington University.

VP, Programming
Jacki Cheslow heads ethics, corporate compliance and information management over the past decade at Avis Budget which includes Zip Car where she provides guidance, management, planning and advice on domestic and international information governance matters to internal and external clients, third-party partners and suppliers. She also has extensive pharmaceutical information governance and compliance experience.

Co-VP, Sponsorships
Seth Beim works with the Corporate Records and Information Management department at Verizon. He handles program development, policy analysis and implementation and works with business areas to ensure records are being appropriately handled. He has over 10 years of experience working with records and information governance at Oce Business Services for Chubb, Alcatel Lucent, Iron Mountain, Honeywell and MetLife. Seth has been a part of the NNJ chapter board since 2010 serving our members as Director, Treasurer and Web Administrator. He earned his BA in Mass Communications from York College of Pennsylvania. 

 

Voting will close at 12:00 PM EST on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019.

Submitted ballots are electronically received and tallied by the ARMA NJ Chapter ElectionCommittee.

Questions? Please contact [email protected]

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INFORM 2019 Recap

The ARMA NJ INFORM 2019 Conference
Thank you so very much for your attendance at and support of the ARMA-NJ INFORM Conference held at Princeton University. We couldn’t have accomplished this goal without your help and that of our business partner sponsors, speakers/panelists, and the wonderful staff from Princeton University!
Thank you for investing your valuable time to attend what turned out to be a day filled with valuable information, wonderful business networking opportunities, delicious food, and a spectacular & historic environment...despite the monsoon rains and temporary power outage!
Presentations Available

As promised, the INFORM Conference presentation materials are available for review or download for all conference attendees. You can access the presentations on our mobile app or you can view and download them from the web portal. Both methods of accessing the conference materials will remain active for the remainder of 2019.
Event Photo Library

Photos that were taken during both conference days are being posted on our chapter repository . Attendees are welcome to upload their own to share as well. We invite you to take a look and would love it if you shared your snapshots!
Don't Forget Your CE Credits
The INFORM Conference was pre-approved for 5 ICRM, 5 IGP and 6.5 CIP credits for each day. Pre-approval codes can be found on the back of your name badge. If you cannot locate them please let us know by email and we’ll send them along. ARMA NJ is an IAPP pre-approved provider for CPE, however, you will need to submit the courses directly to IAPP. CLE courses should be submitted directly to your licensing state.
Thank you to our Business Partners!

We greatly appreciate your support and couldn’t have accomplished this goal without you!
Thank You Princeton University

Last - but certainly not least … We are ever so grateful to Princeton University for allowing us to host our INFORM Conference event. Through their generosity, we were provided with such a beautiful backdrop for the day. We couldn’t have asked for a more impactful environment for learning!!
We would like to especially recognize the extraordinary efforts of Marianna Bogucki and Princeton University's Conference and Events Services team for going above and beyond in making the INFORM events seem truly effortless!

With sincere thanks from the INFORM Conference Team & ARMA NJ Board of Directors

 

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