Records Officer Spotlight: Kendra Yates

Renée Wilson Records Management, Records Officer Spotlights

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 …

Records Officer Rosanne Ricks Retires

Renée Wilson Records Officer Spotlights

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 …

RIM Month Webinars Posted Online

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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 …

Spotlight on Sara Danielson, Labor Commission Records Officer

Renée Wilson Records Officer Spotlights

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 …

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

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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 …

Portal Training Materials Now Online

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The training materials from our most recent Open Records Portal training sessions have been posted online:   January 17 training (in-person and online) YouTube recording – Materials –   February 3 training (online only) YouTube recording – Materials –    

Special Training for Special & Local Districts

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If you work for a special district, local district, or interlocal, we invite you personally to join one of our upcoming Open Records Portal training sessions:   Tuesday, January 17, 2017 10 AM – 12 PM • Live in person at the State Archives in Salt Lake • Live online at   Friday, February 3, 2017 10 AM – 12 …