Category Archives: ARMA HQ

Want to connect with people who understand your industry? Check out ARMA “Industry Groups”

ARMA Member Benefit: Did you know you can join other ARMA Members for industry-specific discussions?

ARMA Members have access to specific Industry Groups to seek ideas from colleagues, network, share ideas, and get feedback. These groups include most of the sectors our own Chapter members represent, like:

  • Government (Federal and State/Local groups)
  • Utilities
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Legal

These industry-specific groups are available through the members-only area of Log in to participate in group discussions, sharing ideas and resources, support, and networking.

How to Get Started:

  1. Log into your ARMA Account at
  2. Click Groups and under Available Groups click View All
  3. Filter by Type: Industry Groups (or use the Search criteria)
  4. Click +Join Group to get started!

See you there for good conversation and sharing information!

Member Resources: Free webinars, guides, and more at ARMA Learning

Did you know …

ARMA Chapter members have exclusive access to webinars, documents, and programs through ARMA’s Learning Management System?

These include over 200 free webinars, sessions from previous ARMA International conferences, and much more!

Access to these awesome resources is available to current ARMA members by logging in to your ARMA account (see steps below).

To access Chapter Resources:

  1. Log into your ARMA account.
  2. In the top blue bar in the ARMA Social Link site, select “Quick Links” and navigate to “ARMA Learning” (direct URL: This will take you to the Learning Management System.
  3. Click “Course Catalog” in the top grey bar.
    • On the left-hand side, you can refine your search to search by cost (including ‘FREE’ or $0.00 priced items), competency level, topic, etc.
  4. Select the “Buy Now” button next to the resource you want. This will place the item in your ARMA shopping cart.
  5. Continue to “check out” with your ARMA shopping cart.
  6. Complete your purchase information (even for free items).
  7. Go back to ARMA Learning, and in your “My Learning” area you will find the access to the items you just purchased.
  8. Keep learning!


Who are you? Time to update your profile

A heads up Puget Sound Chapter members: It is very important to check your online profile to make sure everything is up to date! Please take a few minutes this week to create an account at (if you don’t already have one) and view/update your profile.

Log in at and verify your profile data today. 

Did you know…  Continue reading Who are you? Time to update your profile

ARMA Call for Researchers: applications due Feb. 9, 2018

The ARMA International Education Foundation (AIEF) is currently seeking up to six researchers to work on a freelance basis on the Industry in One” series.

Each paper will identify the state of information management within the industry, highlighting records management in a condensed report (25-30 pages) for each of the following initial industries to be addressed: energy, finance, and legal. A report is to be generated for each topic by a subject matter expert (SME) to provide distinct United States and Canadian perspectives.

For more information visit

Deadline for Applications: February 9, 2018

New member community features are here … be sure to customize your directory listing

If you are a current member of ARMA International be sure and set up your new log in and profile at The member directory (which was a feature of the old site, but not used widely) is much more prominent. By default the directory includes most (if not all) of the contact info you provided to ARMA – email, phone, and more. You can customize what information is shown to other ARMA members in the directory through your account. It’s definitely worth getting your account set up so you can see what is available and update your profile.

Get the most out of your community by connecting with fellow members and sharing content. You can post multiple photos and share articles with ease. We’re excited to use some of these new tools and hope they will help us connect and get the most out of our memberships!

ARMA International call for nominations for Board of Directors

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From ARMA International: The ARMA International Election Management Task Force announces the call for nominations and candidates for the board of directors. View the candidate submission requirements and qualifications.

For this election cycle, the Election Management Task Force will be filling these three positions beginning July 1, 2018:

  • President elect
  • Director (One spot is open)
  • Treasurer

Nominations are due by October 27.  Continue reading ARMA International call for nominations for Board of Directors