September 2016 ARMA Greater Columbus Chapter Meeting

Eric Mak

ARMA presents Eric Mak, Senior Consultant for Nationwide Insurance, Office of Corporate Privacy.


Eric’s topics will encompass data privacy and security overview for Privacy and Records Management Professionals.

This will be an interactive session covering:

Data Breach Management – Investigation and notification, compliance and brand reputation

Emerging Technology – Data safeguard and risk management

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear one of Nationwide’s leading authority on the subject of privacy and risk management.
Please register on or before September 12th.

Lunch is included in the meeting cost. Attendees can choose from the Hofbrauhaus event lunch menu which includes gluten free and vegetarian options.
Free parking is available in the parking structure behind the restaurant.

June 2016 Member Dinner


June 2016 Member Dinner

You are cordially invited!!!


2016 Member Dinner

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BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse

4020 Stelzer Rd. Columbus, OH 43219
Easton Gateway

When: Thursday June 16th

5:15 – 5:30 — Networking
5:30 – 7:30 — Dinner and Awards

Awards will be given to our 2016
Chapter Member of the Year, and
Chapter Leader of the Year

Cost: No charge for dinner for ARMA members.

$25 per Guest Dinner

Alcoholic beverages on personal Tab

Hope to see you there…….

2016 Spring Seminar

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Customizing the Information Governance Model To Fit Your Organization.

Thursday, May 19, 2016
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

8:30AM – Info Governance in Microsoft 365
Brad Harris
Vice President at Zapproved
bradHarrisBrad has more than 30 years of experience in the high technology and enterprise software sectors, including assisting Fortune 1000 companies enhance their e-discovery preparedness through technology and process improvement. Brad is a frequent author and speaker on data preservation and e-discovery issues, including articles in National Law Journal, Corporate Counsel, Metropolitan Corporate Counsel and Information Management and presentations at leading industry events such as LegalTech New York. Prior to joining Zapproved, he led the development of electronic discovery readiness consulting efforts for Fios, Inc. from 2004 to 2009.

10:15AM – Information Governance Audits
Tina Torres
Director, Advisory, Forensics – Information Risk Management at PwC
TinaTorresTina has 18+ years of experience in advanced Information Governance (IG) strategies and methodologies to help organizations achieve their information goals in governance, records management, information privacy, data protection, data archival & decommissioning, information asset management and litigation readiness. At Microsoft Tina was instrumental in developing records management policy features in technology solutions such as Microsoft Exchange and SharePoint in her role as Global Records Director at Microsoft.

1:15PM – Clean Up of Share Drives
Chris Perram
CEO at FileFacets Inc.
ChrisPerramChris has over 15 years of experience in providing classification, attribution and migration services. His company, FileFacts, is a cloud-based Information Governance solution for unstructured content in Network Shares, SharePoint and all ECM repositories. Chris will explain how to satisfy internal information management policies, by implementing file plans and metadata to support the information management lifecycle. He will also show how to comply with external regulatory requirements, with advanced classification and metadata attribution tools. Last, he will discuss how to decrease litigation risk through defensible disposition with our disposition processing capabilities in shared drive environments.

3:00PM – Legally Defensible Records Destruction
David Cohen
Partner, Reed Smith
DavidCohenDavid is the Practice Group Leader for Reed Smith’s global Records & E-Discovery Group. He has over 30 years of commercial litigation experience in a variety of subject matters. David serves as special e-discovery counsel in many cases, represents companies in complex litigation matters, and also counsels clients on records management and litigation readiness issues. David has designed and presented e-discovery training programs for judges and neutrals around the country; has authored numerous legal publications; and is a frequent presenter at continuing legal education seminars regarding e-discovery, technology, and litigation tactics.

Session Details:
$99.00 for Session I – 8:30am to Noon
$99.00 for Session II – 1pm to 4:30pm
$149.00 for both sessions (before April 30th)
$199.00 Sessions I & II (received after April 30th)
Lunch is included if attending both sessions
Ashland Chemical
5200 Blazer Pkwy
Dublin, OH 43017
Free Parking available for all participants

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April 2016 Monthly Chapter Meeting


Please Join Us on Thursday

April 21st, 2016 @ 2pm

At Bricker & Eckler, LLP
100 South Third Street
Columbus, OH, 43215
(parking information for Bricker & Eckler)

Mock Trial III:
Records Management Nightmares!

On the Waterfront …

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NOTE: In order to Pay At Door, during registration click the “Show Other Payment Options” link just under the “Register” button and click “Pay Offline”

On February 1, 2016, John D. Smith (plaintiff) filed a lawsuit against the City of Clarity Falls alleging that city inappropriately destroyed several records in violation of state law. Mr Smith also obtained an order from the court directing the City Water Department to release any and all emails in its possession regarding its 2015 decision to source water from the FullaCahCah Creek as opposed to Lake Erie. Mr. Smith had originally asked for any and all project records, EPA submissions and emails regarding the project 6 months earlier due to his concern that a water contamination incident similar to Flint Michigan was occurring in Ohio.

CRM Chat starts at 2pm
Meeting starts at 2:30pm
Discussion & Networking Session at 4pm
2 Hours of CLE Credit approved (see Martin Susec for information)

Speaker Bios

StephenFergusonStephen Ferguson is an Associate Vice President and the Corporate Records Officer at Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. Steve was part of a team that created the Nationwide Records & Information Management Department in 2006 and has led the department since its inception. In his current role, Steve is focused on the intersection of information management compliance and practical business solutions which enable his business clients to achieve their objectives. A lawyer by training, Steve joined Nationwide in 1997 and has served in a variety of legal roles prior to his current position. A graduate of the University of New Orleans and Rutgers Law School, Steve is also a Certified Records Manager and holds his Series 6 securities registration.

Steve has spoken at numerous industry conferences and events and was recognized as a Nationwide CEO award winner in 2012. He has two teenage children and lives with his wife of 25 years in Columbus Ohio.

Martin Susec HeadshotMartin Susec works within the Discovery Management Unit (DMU) of the Litigation Employment Department (LED) of Nationwide where he advises and supports fellow attorneys and business units, including the Records & Information Management Unit (RIM), on the proper management of information within the enterprise. In that capacity, he handles a variety of electronic discovery and information management matters and proactively assists in reducing corporate litigation costs and risks. Martin researches and consults on new and proposed laws, standards, or regulatory trends within the field of information management and also identifies risks presented by proposed actions of the business. Upon request, Martin also advises, drafts, and negotiates agreements between Nationwide and its vendors regarding information management.

Mr. Susec graduated from The Ohio State University College of Business with a Bachelors degree in Marketing and International Business in 1992 and the University of Akron School of Law in 1996. While attending law school, Martin earned a Masters of Business Administration in Finance at Akron’s College of Business. After law school, Martin worked for ten years at the Ohio Attorney General’s Office where he specialized in public records law.

Mr. Susec is a Certified Record Manager (CRM) and has given several presentations before national conferences within the information management industry. Martin is admitted to practice law in Ohio, the U.S. Fifth and Sixth Circuit Courts of Appeals, and the Northern and Southern U.S. District Courts of Ohio. Martin is also an active member of ARMA International.