January Chapter Workshop - Vital Records and Disaster Planning

This session addresses Vital Records Identification & Preservation, and Disaster Planning & Recovery.  The session will give you an in-depth look at how to develop your Vital Records plan and choose appropriate protection methods for your organization’s assets.  We will also discuss how to complete a risk assessment, develop a Disaster Recovery plan and review real world scenarios involving issues surrounding disasters. 

Kimberly DeCola, CRM
Records Analyst
City of Austin

Kimberly has 11 years of records and information management experience and has been a Certified Records Manager since 2016. She is currently a Records Analyst with the City of Austin, having worked for the City for more than 14 years. Kim has worked in establishing the City Records and Information Management program and provides consulting services and training to City departments. Her areas of expertise include: records management training, education and awareness, disaster planning and recovery, policy development, creating records control schedules, long-term preservation and assisting City departments with compliance in all areas of records and information management.  Kim is currently working on her degree in Emergency Management and Business Continuity and holds certificates for Electronic Records Management and the Essentials of the Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles.  

Workshop Agenda

  • 8:00 am to 8:30 am   Registration
  • 8:30 am to 8:35 am   Announcements & Introduction
  • 8:35 am to 11:30 am   Workshop
  • Breaks will be taken
  • Light refreshments available
    • 11:30 am to 12:00 pm  Close Workshop


  • $35.00 for Members
  • $45 for Non-Members  

Point of Contact: Vickie Stephens, CRM, 512-940-3090 or stephensjvs@gmail.com

Please register by clicking HERE.  You may also use this link to pay online. A small processing fee applies.
**Registration should be received by January 24, 2017.
**Walk-ins are welcome.