Magazine article Information Management

Decisions of the Board: April 2002 Meeting

Magazine article Information Management

Decisions of the Board: April 2002 Meeting

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The ARMA International Board of Directors met April 20-21 in Kansas City. The following is a summary of the Board's decisions.

Paul Singleton Resignation

The board accepted the resignation of Paul J. Singleton effective July 1, 2002, which will result in a vacancy in the office of president at that time. In accordance with the association's bylaws, the incoming president-elect Juanita Skillman, CRM, FAI - will assume the role of President on July 1, 2002; leaving a vacancy in the president-elect position. The Election Management Committee will begin the nomination process effective immediately for the 2002-03 president-elect position with nominations due to ARMA International by May 22. (See "IMPORTANT: ARMA to Hold Special Election" on front page for more.)

Electronic Balloting

Beginning with the special election for a president-elect in 2002-03, the Board approved implementation of electronic voting. (See "IMPORTANT: ARMA to Hold Special Election" on front page for further details.)

Education Foundation

The board approved $38,000 in funding for the ARMA International Education Foundation for 2002-03. The funds will be allocated in two installments, the initial allocation of $19,000 will occur July 1, 2002. Upon review by the ARMA Board of the Foundation's progress in raising $250,000 by the New Orleans conference in October 2002, a second allocation of $19,000 will be made in January 2003. The board also approved the following: training for the incoming ARMA Board, of Directors regarding the mission and efforts of the Education Foundation

appointment of the ARMA Education Development Committee Chair to the Education Foundation Board of Trustees

cooperation of ARMA's leaders and staff with the Education

Foundation's Board of Trustees in the global marketing of the endowment campaign

Board Minutes Available Online

Per the recommendation of the Communications Task Force, the board approved the publication of approved minutes from it's spring and fall (annual conference) meetings to the members-only area of the ARMA Web site within 30 days of the meeting's conclusion.

Awards Program Changes

The board approved the creation of awards that will reward quality information management content created by individuals or small groups. It also approved changing the status of the awards program from policy to procedure, thereby empowering the Awards Committee (which is appointed by the president) to develop and communicate the program.

Strategic Information Institute

The board approved the business plan for the Strategic Information Institute (SII). …

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