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Memorandums to Agency Records Officers

NARA Memorandums(Memos) to Agency Records Officers are general announcements issued via email by the Office of the Chief Records Officer for the United States Government. The content of the Memos vary, but typically include information about Federal records management policies, guidance, training opportunities, and meetings. Some of the memos are transitory in nature and have limited applicability.

All memos are provided here for reference purposes only; they do not necessarily represent current NARA records management policy.

To receive Agency Records Officer Memos, send an email to rm.communications@nara.gov with the subject line: "Subscribe to ARO Memos."

For general questions regarding Agency Records Officer Memos, send an e-mail to rm.communications@nara.gov with the subject line: "General ARO Questions."

Agency Records Officer Memos Fiscal Year 2014

Number Date Title
AC 22.2014 4/16/2014 Additional Resources Posted: Capstone, A New Approach to Managing Email Records
AC 21.2014 4/7/2014 ARA's Agency Services Bimonthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG) Meeting on Wednesday, April 16, 2014
AC 20.2014 4/2/2014 Cancellation of GRS Team Quarterly Webinars
AC 19.2014 3/20/2014 Agency Review of New Draft General Records Schedules
AC 18.2014 3/19/2014 New Job Opportunities at NARA
AC 17.2014 3/10/2014 Agency Disposition Profile Reports
AC 16.2014 2/27/2014 Additional Resources Posted: Capstone, A New Approach to Managing Email Records
AC 15.2014 2/18/2014 NARA’s Technical Approach to Capstone: An ERM Automation Agency Webinar Rescheduled to March 11, 2014
AC 14.2014 2/12/2014 Effect of Pending Winter Storm on the Status of the Capstone Technical Webinar - Thursday, February 13, 2014
AC 13.2014 2/7/2014 NARA's Agency Services Bimonthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG) Meeting on Wednesday, February 12, 2014
AC 12.2014 2/4/2014 Release of NARA Bulletin 2014-04: NARA Bulletin 2014-04, Revised Format Guidance for the Transfer of Permanent Electronic Records
AC 11.2014 1/13/2014 NARA’s Technical Approach to Capstone: An ERM Automation Agency Webinar - February 13, 2014
AC 10.2014 1/13/2014 Virtual Question and Answer Session: Capstone, A New Approach to Management Email Records
AC 09.2014 1/8/2014 Informational Session: Capstone, A New Approach to Managing Email Records
AC 08.2014 12/27/2013 Workshop Video Posted: Capstone, A New Approach to Managing Email Records
AC 07.2014 12/11/2013 NARA's Agency Services Bimonthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG) Meeting on Wednesday, December 18, 2013
AC 06.2014 12/4/2013 Issuance of Bulletin on Agency Records Officer Training Requirements
AC 05.2014 10/29/2013 Release of NARA Bulletin 2014-02: Guidance on Managing Social Media Records
AC 04.2014 10/28/2013 Upcoming Webinars on the General Records Schedules
AC 03 2014 10/21/2013 Status of October BRIDG Meeting and Other Scheduled Records Management Training Classes
AC 02.2014 10/21/2013 DATA CHANGES: Training Workshops Related to the Release of NARA Bulletin 2013-02: Guidance on a New Approach to Managing Email Records (Capstone)
AC 01.2014 10/22/2013 2013 Annual Records Management Requirements Reporting Period Now Open

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Agency Records Officer Memos Fiscal Year 2013

Number Date Title
AC 34.2013 9/27/2013 CANCELLED: October 1, 2013 Training Workshop Related to the Release of NARA Bulletin 2013-02: Guidance on a New Approach to Managing Email Records (Capstone)
AC 33.2013 9/9/2013 Guidance for agency officials on the management of Federal records, including email accounts, and the protection of Federal records from unauthorized removal
AC 32.2013 9/3/2013 Agency Review of New Draft General Records Schedules
AC 31.2013 9/29/2013 Release of NARA Bulletin 2013-02: Guidance on a New Approach to Managing Email Records (Capstone) and Training Workshop
AC 30.2013 9/13/2013 NARA’s Agency Services Bimonthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG) Meeting on Wednesday, August 21, 2013
AC 29.2013 8/20/2013 Senior Agency Official Annual Report Template
AC 28.2013 7/29/2013 NARA’s 2012 Records Management Self-Assessment Report
AC 27.2013 7/2/2013 Agency Disposition Profile Reports
AC 26.2013 6/27/2013 Managing Government Records Directive Workshop: 2.2 and 2.5 Requirements
AC 25.2013 6/27/2013 Vendor Presentations of Automated Electronic Records Solutions
AC 24.2013 6/10/2013 NARA’s Agency Services Bimonthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG) Meeting on Wednesday, June 19, 2013
AC 23.2013 5/28/2013 NARA/OMG M-12-18 Goals Due On or Before December 31, 2013
AC 22.2013 5/2/2013 Agency Review of New Draft General Records Schedules
AC 21.2013 4/18/2013 ERA Training Opportunities
AC 20.2013 4/16/2013 Survey for NARA’s Agency Services Bimonthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG) Meeting
AC 19.2013 4/8/2013 NARA’s Agency Services Bimonthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG) Meeting on Wednesday, April 17, 2013
AC 18.2013 3/27/2013 Backlog Records Schedule Reduction Project
AC 17.2013 3/13/2013 Cancellation of 2013 Records Administration Conference (RACO)
AC 16.2013 3/11/2013 Notice of Changes in Reporting Requirements for Electronic Records
AC 15.2013 2/12/2013 Research Services Washington DC Area Accessioning Web Page
AC 14.2013 2/8/2013 Agency Participation in Pilots and Other Activities Supporting Managing Government Records Directive Goal A3.1: Economically Viable Automated Records Management Solutions
AC 13.2013 2/5/2013 NARA’s Agency Services Bimonthly Records and Information Discussion Group (BRIDG) Meeting on Wednesday, February 13, 2013
AC 12.2013 1/29/2013 Release of Senior Agency Official (SAO) Contact Information
AC 11.2013 11/30/2012 Recording of the November 28, 2012 Meeting of Senior Agency Officials and the Follow-up Question and Answer Session on December 7, 2012-Managing Government Records Directive
AC 10.2013 11/28/2012 NARA’s Agency Services Bimonthly Records and Information Discussion (BRIDG) Meeting on Thursday, December 6, 2012
AC 09.2013 11/26/2012 Records Schedule Quality Control Checklist Webinar
AC 08.2013 11/21/2012 Logistics for November 28, 2012 Meeting of Senior Agency Officials – Managing Government Records Directive
AC 07.2013 11/09/2012 Reminder to designate a Senior Agency Official and Recording of November 28, 2012 Senior Agency Officials Meeting
AC 06.2013 11/1/2012 Frequently Asked Questions about Senior Agency Officials Appointments
AC 05.2013 10/31/2012 Hurricane Sandy
AC 04.2013 10/23/2012 Records Scheduling Backlog Initiative and Quality Control Checklist
AC 03.2013 10/19/2012 GRS Working Groups
AC 02.2013 10/5/2012 Release of GRS Restructuring Study
AC 01.2013 10/5/2012 NARA’s Agency Services Bimonthly Records and Information Group (BRIDG) Meeting on Wednesday, October 17, 2012

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Updated: March 20, 2014

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