Alysha Joo, MAS, MLIS, BA (hons.), is the Knowledge and Records Management Specialist at the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia. Her research interests include information governance, digital preservation, and blockchain technologies.
Ana Rosa Blue, M.L.S., has a Master of Library Science degree from the University of British Columbia and a Records Management Practice Certificate from the University of Toronto. She has considerable experience working with corporate, legal, medical, post-secondary, and public information resources and in art galleries as well. She is an Accredited Court and Medical Interpreter (of Spanish) in British Columbia.
Anna Lebedeva, IGP, CIPM, PMP, is a vice president of records and information management compliance at a global financial services firm. With more than 20 years of experience in various professional information management and technology positions in the financial services industry, her RIM accomplishments include establishing an enterprise-wide RIM program from the ground up, standing up a defensible legal hold process, implementing enterprise content management, and regulatory recordkeeping compliance. Anna has extensive experience and skills in software development and project management. Anna holds a Master of Science degree in software engineering and a Bachelor of Science degree in finance.
Brett Wise, IGP, CRM, FIP, CIP, has been in the information field for nearly 14 years. He is a records and information management professional in the financial services industry who is completing a master’s degree in IM systems from the Harvard University Extension School. Wise, who routinely speaks to organizations on various information topics, has five key industry certifications, including Information Governance Professional, Certified Records Manager, Certified Information Privacy Professional, Certified Information Privacy Technologist, and Certified Information Professional. Wise can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cheryl McKinnon is a principal analyst serving enterprise architecture professionals; she helps them support their firm's need for content and collaboration technology capabilities in the age of the customer. Cheryl delivers research and advisory services in areas including enterprise content management (ECM), content archiving, enterprise file sync and share, document-centric collaboration, life-cycle management, information governance, and file analytics.
Danielle Batista, BARM, MIS, is a Ph.D. student from the iSchool (School of Library, Archival and Information Studies). Her research is about the trustworthiness of smart contracts as records and evidence. She has 14 years of experience in records and information management, and her specialties are public records management, information systems development and implementation, creation/use of information governance policies, and records management training. She is an archivist on the Federal Labor Prosecution Office in Brazil.
Darra Hofman, J.D., M.S.L.S., is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of British Columbia iSchool (School of Library, Archival, and Information Studies). Her research focuses on the intersection between records, technology, and human rights, with a special focus on blockchain technology and privacy. She is a recipient of the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada’s Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships Doctoral Scholarship, an Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, and a University of British Columbia Four Year Fellowship. She has been a graduate research assistant with InterPARES Trust and Blockchain at UBC.
Dave McDermott, CRM, FAI, is an independent consultant, providing information governance guidance and best practices to organizations. With more than 35 years’ experience in almost every facet of records and information management, he is a Certified Records Manager, Fellow of ARMA International, and past president and chairman of the board for both ARMA International and the Institute of Certified Records Managers. McDermott can be contacted at email@example.com.
David R. Cohen is a partner at Reed Smith LLP, where he leads the firm’s global Records & E-Discovery (RED) Practice Group. Mr. Cohen also co-chairs the EDRM GDPR Committee and is a member of The Sedona Conference Working Group 6, which focuses on using technology to help address litigation and e-discovery challenges. The views expressed are those of the author, but he gratefully acknowledges the contributions to this article by members of his EDRM Committee and/or Sedona Working Group 6, including Rose Jones of King & Spalding, retired Magistrate Judge James C. Francis, IV, and Taylor Hoffman of Swiss Re.
Else Khoury is the Deputy Clerk at The Township of West Lincoln in Ontario, Canada, an instructor at the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies, as well as Principal Consultant at Seshat Information Consulting.
James Westoby is the President of e-ImageData Corporation. With an impressive background in engineering and over thirty years of experience in the micrographics industry, James is dedicated to providing the best and most innovative microfilm solutions for customers around the world.
Jeff Hutchings is an IM Professional with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, a published author, blogger, and avid Martial Artist. Jeff’s study and teaching of Shotokan Karate involves the practice of mindfulness as it relates to daily living.
John C. Montaña, J.D., FAI, is founder and principal of Montaña and Associates, a full service records and information management and information governance consulting firm. In addition to writing How to Develop a Retention Schedule, Montaña has co-authored several other books and written dozens of articles. Montaña is a Fellow of ARMA International and a member of the group that developed the Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles®. He holds a juris doctor degree from the University of Denver. Montaña can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Judy Vasek Sitton, CRM, FAI, is senior information governance analyst for Kinder Morgan, Inc. in Houston, Texas, and co-author of the 2014 ARMA- published book Managing Active Business Records. Having been a practitioner and consultant in records and information governance for 40 years, she is a recognized leader in the profession. She is a Certified Records Manager and Fellow of ARMA International. Sitton can be contacted at Judy_Sitton@kindermorgan.com.
Kevin Parker is an award-winning technology executive, information architect, keynote speaker, and a recognized leader in the information governance profession. He works with Holly Group as a consulting architect on client projects. Kevin is also the founder and CEO of Kwestix, a digital consulting agency based in Northern Virginia. He was previously CIO of an Inc. 500 consulting firm and has over 20 years of information and technology leadership experience.
Lewis S. Eisen, B.A., J.D., C.I.P., offers an approach to drafting policy that has been adopted by groups at organizations such as the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the U.S. Government Services Administration, and others across Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom. He is the author of the international bestseller 'How to Write Rules that People Want to Follow: A Guide to Writing Respectful Policies and Directives.' Contact him to run a day-long workshop for your chapter or region.
Dr. Marc Kosciejew is a Lecturer and former Head of Department of Library, Information, and Archive Sciences at the University of Malta. He has been published in scholarly and professional journals, lectured in Europe and North America, and presented worldwide from Canada to China at diverse universities, institutions, and events from MIT to the National Archives of Sweden to Malta’s National Book Festival. He is also the winner of ARMA International’s prestigious Britt Literary Award for 2014 for his article on personal data rights.
Michael Maitland, CRM, is a records manager at Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, a legislatively created state-government entity in Florida. Maitland has a specific interest in freedom of information laws and policies. He received a Master of Information degree from Florida State University. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Nancy Dupre Barnes, Ph.D., CRM, CA, is a Certified Records Manager and Certified Archivist who has authored more than a dozen books and articles and is currently a self-employed consultant. She holds a Ph.D. in educational psychology and research from the University of Kansas and a bachelor of arts degree in political science from the University of Massachusetts. Dupre Barnes can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Norman Mooradian, Ph.D., is senior business analyst at Konica Minolta in the ECM solutions group. He received a Ph.D. in philosophy from the Ohio State University and has completed graduate courses in legal studies at the University of Illinois. He has published articles on information and business ethics and is the author of Ethics for Records and Information Management (2018, ALA). He is a lecturer at the San Jose State University School of Information.
Steve Weissman, CIP, is principal consultant at Holly Group and co-founder of the Information Coalition (now merged with ARMA). Known as The Info Gov Guy™, he is an AIIM Fellow and has spent the past 20+ years helping clients do information right. He can be reached at 617-383-4655 / email@example.com / @steveweissman.
For the past 18 years, Stuart has been the Legislation and Law Reform Officer at the Canadian Bar Association, British Columbia Branch (CBABC). He provides consulting advice on proposed BC legislation, advises lawyers on BC statutes and regulations and provides policy and information governance advice.
Tim Anderson is a managing director in the FTI Technology segment based in San Francisco. He has more than 15 years of legal technology experience as an application development manager, programmer, systems integrator, and consultant. He specializes in developing strategies for preserving, collecting, analyzing, reviewing, and producing electronically stored information in enterprise data sources, ranging from traditional repositories to cloud-based systems. Anderson can be contacted at Tim.Anderson@FTIConsulting.com.
Uta Fox, CRM, FAI, is manager of the Records & Evidence Management Section of the Calgary Police Service in Alberta. Earlier, she was manager of the Records and Information Management of the police service. Fox has a Master of Arts degree from the University of Calgary.
Dr. Victoria Lemieux is an Associate Professor of Archival Science at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada and is the founder and co-lead of UBC’s Blockchain research and educational cluster. She holds a doctorate from University College London (Archival Studies, 2002), and, since 2005, has been a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
William Saffady, Ph.D., FAI, is a New York-City-based information governance (IG) and information management (IM) consultant, providing analytical services and training to corporations, government agencies, not-for-profit entities, cultural institutions, and other organizations. A prolific researcher and writer, the former long-time professor at Long Island University is the author of more than three dozen books and myriad articles on a variety of IG and IM topics; his most recent books published by ARMA International are U.S. Record Retention Requirements: A Guide to 100 Commonly Encountered Record Series and Information Governance Concepts, Requirements, Technologies. Saffady can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.