Getting closer! RIM is less than two weeks away!

Rebekkah Shaw Records Management, Training

Join us September 11th for the Records and Information Management Conference: The Nuts and Bolts of Records Management! Registration is still open for in-person and online attendance, the event is free to attend.

Meet our all-star presenters:

Renée Wilson:  RIM Specialist, Utah Division of Archives and Records Service

Do this, Not That: Taking a Practical Approach to Records Management.
Renée Wilson is a RIM specialist at the Utah Division of Archives and Records Service. She has a bachelor’s degree in music performance (horn) from BYU and a master’s degree in Library and Information Science from Rutgers University. She received her Digital Archives Specialist certificate from the Society of American Archivists (SAA) in 2016. Renée enjoys finding solutions to usability issues and exploring new technology innovations. In her spare time, she plays the horn with a community orchestra, reads children’s literature, swims, and samples fine chocolate.

Bennett Borden:  Chief Data Scientist and Chair, Information Governance Group at Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP


RIM in the Information Age.
Bennett Borden is Chief Data Scientist of Drinker Biddle & Reath and Chair of the Information Governance and eDiscovery Group. Bennett is a globally recognized authority on the legal, technology and policy implications of information.



Lisa Catano: Records Center Manager, Utah Division of Archives and Records Service

The State Records Center 411.
Lisa Catano came to the State Archives in 2016 and manages the State Records Center located at the Clearfield Freeport Center. The Records Center is an 80,000-square-foot facility that houses over 140,000 boxes of records; it also has a permanent microfilm vault. As Records Center Manager, Lisa oversees the transfer and storage of records to and from the center.



Dan Metcalf: Public Relations, Cottonwood Heights

Don’t Tweet That! Developing Social Media Policy and Safeguards.
Dan Metcalf is the PR specialist for Cottonwood Heights. He has a bachelor’s degree from the U of U and a master’s from USU. In his spare time, Dan is a part-time film critic and camera operator (RSL & Utah Jazz). He lives in Syracuse with his family and is also a proud first-time grandfather.



Kendra Yates: Chief Records Officer and RIM Section Administrator, Utah Division of Archives and Records Service

It’s 10 PM. Do You Know Where Your Records Are?
Kendra Yates is the Chief Records Officer and administrator of the newly-restructured Records and Information Management Section at the Utah Division of Archives and Records Service (State Archives). She has a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Masters of Library Science. She loves learning, problem-solving, and working with people, and appreciates the opportunity to do all three at the State Archives.



Tracy Hansen:  Ogden City Recorder

Selling the Importance of RIM to Co-workers.
Tracy Hansen has managed records over a 25-year career, serving 15 of those years in local government. She is a Certified Records Analyst and currently is pursuing her Certified Records Manager designation. Her experience has provided her the opportunity to serve on the Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board and the Board of the Utah Salt Lake Chapter of ARMA. As Records Specialist for Ogden City, Tracy teamed up with then-City Recorder, Cindi Mansell, to develop and implement a new structure for managing Ogden City’s records and archives. The project not only brought Ogden’s records into the digital world, but also helped Tracy find her passion.

The conference will be held at the Miller Free Enterprise Center, 9750 S. 300 W. in Sandy, UT in an auditorium with stadium seating.  For anyone not able to attend in person, we will be live streaming the event from our YouTube channel. You will still need to register for the event and select online viewing. The viewing link will be sent to you the day before the event.

We look forward to seeing all of you on September 11th!