AIEF Scholarships

The ARMA International Educational Foundation (AIEF) is pleased to announce the availability of a funding opportunity for aspiring information management professionals currently enrolled in graduate-level education programs.

This year, AIEF will be offering three scholarships in the amount of $2,000 (one award)
$1,000 (two awards). These scholarships are designed to cover costs associated with earning a graduate-level degree in the field of information management.

The application deadline is March 31, 2017.

For more information and the application, please visit:

Job Posting – Director of Discovery Management Unit

Nationwide, Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio is seeking well qualified candidates for the position of Director, Discovery Management.

You can view and apply for this job at: 

The job is listed under “Director, Discovery Mgmt Unit, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co, Ohio – Columbus.”

The job will only be posted for 30 days.  This position requires expertise and strong experience in eDiscovery, technology and litigation.  A short job summary is provided below. 

Job Title:  Director, Discovery Mgmt Unit , Job ID:  44722 ,  Location:  Ohio – Columbus 

JOB SUMMARY: Directs team responsible for overseeing the execution of the strategic vision, management, and overall operation of the Discovery Management Unit (DMU), comprised of the Discovery/Litigation Technology Teams and the Service of Process Team. Leads the activities of multiple legal and operational functions and processes; directs the implementation of proposed process and procedure enhancements. Oversees team that provides comprehensive support and guidance to internal and external legal counsel, compliance professionals and business unit leaders on the acquisition, assessment and delivery of information and documents in support of corporate discovery and/or large regulatory inquiries. Directs the development and implementation of processes, procedures and methods intended to ensure the efficient and effective handling of legal services and matters. Provides advice and consultation on enterprise- wide initiatives regarding electronic communication, IT systems policies, records retention and discovery risks.   Ensures all projects, tasks and activities are aligned with the company and legal standards and strategies.

NAGARA Conference

The National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators (NAGARA) will be holding its Spring Regional Forum  for the Ohio Region on Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 from 8am-5pm EST.

The conference is to be held at:

The Convention Center at OCLC
6600 Kilgour Place Dublin, OH 43017

In a joint venture, NAGARA is offering ARMA Greater Columbus chapter members the opportunity to attend this conference at the same price as NAGARA members.

NAGARA is offering ARMA members the NAGARA member price of $69.00.  During the checkout process, please enter the code GLARMA.

We encourage all our members to take advantage of this excellent opportunity.

For more details or to register for this conference, click on the button or link below.

NAGARA is a professional association dedicated to the effective use and management of federal, state, and local government records and information in all formats.

ARMA International Education Foundation Seeking Researchers


The ARMA International Education Foundation (AIEF) has posted two press releases seeking a Call for Researchers.

The first press release is for Canadian Personal Information Protection.

Click Here for the Press Release

The second press release is for US Court Cases.

Click Here for the Press Release

If you have the qualifications to perform the research project, you can reach out to Deb Marshall as noted in the press release.