PRESS RELEASE: 2018 La ARMA Nostra Certification Reimbursement Grant Program

Palmyra, NJ (6/8/18) – The Foundation (ARMA International Educational Foundation – AIEF) is pleased to announce, it will administer La ARMA Nostra’s 2018 Reimbursement Grant Program. This program provides $500 reimbursement grants for information management practitioners working toward or having recently completed certifications related to information management, such as the CRM (Certification of Records Management) and IGP (Information Governance Professional Certification). This year, the Foundation will issue six (6) grants. These grants are funded through La ARMA Nostra.

Criteria, deadline, and applications are now available on the Foundation website: http://armaedfoundation.org/currently-available-scholarships/

For questions or additional information, please contact Donald Force, Foundation Scholarship Chair at dforce@armaedfoundation.org


The Foundation is a leading organization that enhances the practical and scholarly knowledge of information management by funding and promoting research, scholarship, and educational opportunities for information management professionals. The Foundation is a non-profit corporation with 501(c)3 tax exempt status in the United States. For additional information, please visit:
http://armaedfoundation.org/

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PRESS RELEASE: 2018 Graduate Scholarship Awards Announced

Palmyra, NJ (6/8/18) – The Foundation (ARMA International Educational Foundation – AIEF), is excited to announce the following recipients of its 2018 graduate scholarships. This award is intended to current students in graduate programs who intend to become information professionals.

Summer Shetenhelm received a $3,000 scholarship for her studies at the University of Denver where she is pursuing her Master’s degree in Library and Information Science.

Jennette Chalcraft received a $2,000 scholarship for her studies at the University of British Columbia where she is pursuing her Masters’ degrees in Library and Information Studies and Archival Studies.

Erica Vanden Bosch received a $2,000 scholarship for her studies at the University of Ottawa where she is pursuing her Master’s degree of Information Studies.

Dominique Katherine Glassman received a $1,000 scholarship for her studies at the University of Toronto where she is pursuing her Master’s degree of Information.

Danielle Batista received a $1,000 scholarship for her studies at the University of British Columbia where she is pursuing Ph.D. in Library and Information Studies.


The Foundation is a leading organization that enhances the practical and scholarly knowledge of information management by funding and promoting research, scholarship, and educational opportunities for information management professionals. The Foundation is a non-profit corporation with 501(c)3 tax exempt status in the United States. For additional information, please visit:
http://armaedfoundation.org/

We welcome all information management professionals to join us on social media.


PRESS RELEASE: Call for Nominations for Trustee Position

(Palmyra, NJ – March 23, 2018) – The Foundation is a leading organization that enhances the practical and scholarly knowledge of information management by funding and promoting research, scholarship, and educational opportunities for information management professionals. The Foundation is a non-profit corporation with 501(c)3 tax exempt status in the US. For additional information, please visit: http://armaedfoundation.org/

The Foundation has a vacancy on its Board of Trustees (Board).  Trustees direct and inspire the programs and operation of the Foundation. The position of Trustee is one of trust. It requires that Board members always act in the best interest of the Foundation.


The Board of Trustees,

  • Governs the Foundation
  • Exercises corporate powers and controls the business affairs of the Foundation
  • Demonstrates open and honest fiduciary responsibility to its donors
  • Cultivates a sense of group responsibility
  • Establishes and implements written policies and procedures on the management of its business
  • Governs with discipline and adheres to the proper code of conduct
  • Meets regularly to discuss and make decisions on all matters relating to the Foundation
  • Evaluates its performance at the annual meeting of the Board

The Board meets monthly via conference call.  The Board is a working board, therefore all Trustees either lead or serve on operating committees.

Qualifications:

  • Five years continuous experience as an active and engaged member of the information management community prior to candidacy; or
  • Two years experience in serving in a leadership role in a Foundation or professional association.

Term:

July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2020

Trustees are eligible to serve up to three 2-year terms.


If you are interested in serving on the Board as a Trustee, please submit your application for candidacy.  Or, if you know of someone who would be interested in the position and meet the required  qualifications, please forward this Call to the person.  The instructions for submitting an application are provided below:

  • Submit a current resume along with a letter from your employer, if applicable, indicating support of your time commitment as a Board member.
  • Provide a written response to the following questions:
    • Why do you want to serve as a Trustee on the Foundation Board?
    • What strengths and skills do you bring to the Board?
    • In what areas should the Foundation expand its activities?
    • From what additional sources can the Foundation build funding streams to support its vision, mission, and goals?

If you require additional information on the position, please contact,

The Foundation Coordinator at coordinator@armaedfoundation.org

The deadline for submissions is midnight Eastern Standard Time, April 30, 2018.  The application should be sent to coordinator@armaedfoundation.org.

The Nomination and Election Committee will review all applications.  Candidates who meet the qualifications will be interviewed via conference call by the Chairman of the Board or his designate.


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