Welcome from the President

Darlene Barber / President 2016-2017

Welcome to the ARMA International Tidewater Chapter Website. We are happy you stopped by. Please take a few moments to browse through our pages. Tidewater ARMA is a chapter of the Mid-Atlantic Region of ARMA International. ARMA International is a not-for-profit professional association and the leader in education and training for records and information management professionals. If you are looking for a local professional records management group to get involved with, you have come to the right place!

ARMA International offers many benefits to its members including a bimonthly professional journal, interesting and timely webinars available free to members only, and a Records and Information Management (RIM) Self-Assessment currently free to members. The Tidewater Chapter meets monthly on the third Tuesday from September to June. We plan each new chapter year to include presentations at our monthly dinner meetings on timely and current topics such as "Green" RIM, e-Discovery, electronic records retention, and legal compliance for RIM issues. Click here to read more

The Tidewater Chapter encompasses all of the Hampton Roads area. Our chapter covers York County, Williamsburg, Virginia Beach, Suffolk, Smithfield, Portsmouth, Poquoson, Norfolk, Newport News, James City County, Isle of Wight County, Hampton, Gloucester & everywhere in between. Members come from government and many different types of business. We have members from federal government, local government, big industrial business, small business, banking, imaging vendors, records storage companies, and records management consulting.

Whether you are new to records management or if you have years of records management experience under your belt, we would like to welcome you to our chapter. We all need to network with each other and help each other grow in knowledge and experience in the records management profession. Our group includes very talented and accomplished individuals that together make up a great team of professionals in a business that is so important to the business world of today. So come and check us out, drop us a line or attend one of our meetings! We would love to get to know you! Click here to hide

For more information about our chapter please review our online pages and/or a copy of our chapter brochure. Come as a guest, leave as a member!


Chapter Membership Meeting Announcement:

Norfolk Southern Tour & Meeting

Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Program: Tales from the Norfolk Southern Archives

Speaker: Jennifer McDaid, Norfolk Southern Corporation

Norfolk Southern’s history spans nearly two centuries to the earliest days of American railroading.  Join us for a tour of the NS museum and a presentation from NS Archivist Jennifer McDaid.

Location: Norfolk Southern Corporation, 3 Commercial Place,
Norfolk, VA
(Special Parking & Entrance Instructions - See Below)

Time: 5:30pm | NS Museum Tour, 6:00pm | Dinner, 6:45pm | Speaker

Cost: $25 - Members, $30 - Guests

Menu: TBA


Please RSVP by February 15 to  Tidewater.arma@gmail.com

(If you RSVP and cannot attend, please cancel your reservation by close of business Friday 1/13 to avoid being billed for your meal).

Directions to Norfolk Southern Corporation, 3 Commercial Place, Norfolk VA. (Click Here)

*Special Parking and Entrance Instructions*

From the East or West on I-264

Take the Waterside Drive exit, at end of exit ramp, take a right at the light onto St. Paul Blvd.

Go left at 2nd Light onto Plume St. Go left at light to access NS garage.

At gate, press intercom, state your name & you’re with ARMA meeting. Gate will open.

Park in NS marked space on 2nd floor. Be careful as people will be exiting the garage.

NS is the green glass tower on Main St by the war memorial in the center of Main St.

Check in with the guard on the1st floor .The museum is to your right.

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