Get Connected to RIM Globally and
Become A Member of ARMA International &
Chapter of ARMA
About ARMA: ARMA
International is a not-for-profit professional association and the
authority on managing records and information – paper and electronic.
The association was established in 1955. Its approximately 11,000
members include records managers, archivists, corporate librarians,
imaging specialists, legal professionals, IT managers, consultants, and
educators, all of whom work in a wide variety of industries, including
government, legal, healthcare, financial services, and petroleum in the
United States, Canada, and 30-plus other countries.
How to Join: Go to
www.arma.org and click on Join/Renew
at the top of the page. You may register to join ARMA International and
GKC ARMA on the ARMA website. Please note that you must join ARMA
International in order to become a member of GKC ARMA. You will find
Greater Kansas City Chapter of ARMA under the Midwest/Rocky Mountain
Fees: ARMA International
one-year membership fee is $175.00. To join a local chapter an
additional fee is required. GKC ARMA Chapter fees are outlined below.
GKC ARMA Fee Structure for 2012-2013
Student member definition:
Must be enrolled
at an institution of higher learning as a full time student, provide
verification via registrar and limited
to one year.
Retired member definition:
A retired member is a former or
current member in good standing with the association who has retired
from the profession.
Please note that membership is tied to the individual. ARMA
International does not offer corporate or organization based
memberships. Should you change employers your membership stays with
you. Once you are a member, please be sure to keep your profile updated
(name change, contact information etc…) via
Who to Contact With Questions:
You may contact Matt Waters, Director of Membership, with questions
regarding membership. Deborah’s e-mail is
Volunteer for Mentor Program
Get connected with GKC ARMA by becoming a mentor to new members!
If you are interested in participating as a GKC ARMA Mentor, please
contact Matt Waters at email@example.com
Chapter Member of the Year Award
Chapter Member of the Year Nomination form
The GKC ARMA Chapter recognizes one RIM professional each year with the Chapter Member of the Year Award. GKC ARMA members are encouraged to submit nominations. The award is open to all Chapter members in good standing. The award recipient will be selected based on his or her contributions to the field of records and information management during the current program year. Criteria include, but are not limited to: speaking or taking an active role in any RIM events, participatory roles in RIM-affiliated task forces and teams, promotion of RIM to audiences outside the Chapter, and participation in the GKC ARMA Chapter.
- Educational luncheon meetings the second
Wednesday of each month, September thru June.
- Informative and fun Spring Seminar.
- Electronic monthly newsletter, September thru
June, with information concerning upcoming events and topics of
- The “new” GKC ARMA website contains
information concerning upcoming Chapter events, news of interest and
it affords the ability to register and pay for meetings on line.
- Volunteer outreach events that allow our
Chapter to make a difference in the community.
Benefits of Membership:
- Informative educational sessions that address
current RIM issues. The meetings are held at attractive and
- Educational sessions that allow for the
opportunity to maintain CRM continuing education credits.
- Opportunities to contribute to your own
professional development and the growth of your Chapter.
- Great opportunities for networking with
- Automatic subscription to the award-winning
Information Management Journal.
- Legislative news alerts that apply to RM.