Central Illinois ARMA Spring Seminar
April 17th 2018
Records Management for Illinois Municipalities: Basics and Beyond
9:30 - 10:00 Registration
10:00 – 11:00 Presentation 1 - “Illinois Local Records Act & Admin Code: the Basics”
11:15-Noon Continuation – Presentation 1 - “Illinois Local Records Act & Admin Code: the Basics”
Noon - 1:00 Catered Lunch/Networking
1:00 - 2:00 Presentation 2 – “Meeting Compliance and Considering Social Media”
2:00 – 2:15 Break
2:15- 3:00 Continuation – Presentation 2 - “Meeting Compliance and Considering Social Media”
3:00 – 3:30 Wrap Up an Evaluations
Location: Illinois State University Alumni Center, 1101 North Main Street Normal Illinois 61790
Presentation 1 “Illinois Local Records Act & Admin Code: the Basics”
This presentation will provide an overview of the records management compliance requirements for state municipalities as defined within the context of the Illinois Local Records Act and the Administrative Code. The presenter will discuss the scope and intent of the law and code, provide an overview of records life-cycle management concepts, and offer examples of how to organize records and be in compliance with electronic records management requirements.
Presentation 2 “Meeting Compliance and Considering Social Media” – Presentation & Discussion
This presentation will provide a detailed review of the records management processes required to meet compliance with the Illinois Records Act and the Administrative Code. The presenter will discuss how to respond to requests for information through the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, how to successfully handle legal and audit holds, plan for continuity of operations, and what every local municipality should consider with respect to the use of social media.
About the Speaker
Mr. Robert Boots, CRM, is currently Chief Deputy Director of the Illinois State Archives, under the Illinois Secretary of State. Robert’s main area of responsibility is overseeing all operational aspects of the State and Local Governmental Records Units of the Illinois State Archives. These units support the records retention and disposal requirements of local government where highly individualized records management programs exist to meet the specific business process requirements of each local governmental unit and to insure compliance with statutory requirements of the Local Records Act.
Mr. Boots has an undergraduate degree from Indiana State University and a Master’s degree from the Pennsylvania State University. He received certification as a Certified Records Manger in December, 2012. Professional records management experience has included the U.S. Army Military History Institute, Indiana Commission on Public Records, ALCOA, and supporting John Deere’s North American AG Division prior to coming to the Illinois State Archives in June, 2009.
*This seminar is approved for 4 Certification Maintenance Credits - Certification Code is 20180123170406*