By joining ARMA International, you are making a substantial investment in your career.


ARMA Membership is a two-step process; International and Local membership. In order to join your local Austin chapter, you must first join International.

Click here to read more about what the Austin ARMA chapter provides.

Local Membership Options

Austin ARMA Chapter Membership

Professional: $40

Chapter dues are in addition to ARMA International dues and paid in full each year.

Friend of ARMA ($0)

This card will be available for any of our attendees that are not yet chapter members including sponsors, colleagues and friends that members bring to a meeting. This card will allow the holder of the card to attend three (3) meetings and one (1) workshop at member prices! Cards will be available at the meetings for any guests, and in order qualify for the card, the guest’s e-mail address will be submitted to ARMA Int’l to provide additional information regarding the benefits of joining.

Friend of ARMA - Student Edition

This card will be available for any of our student attendees that are not yet chapter members. This card will allow student to attend two (2) free meetings and one (1) workshop at member prices as long as a valid student ID is presented. Cards will be available at the chapter meetings. 

Corporate Membership

Custom corporate packages can be built to suit company needs.

Base membership includes:

  • Five Professional memberships

  • Two ARMA Live! 2018 passes (Anaheim, CA)

  • Two Essentials of RIM certificates

  • Information Governance Body of Knowledge (IGBOK): Coming in early 2018! We’re creating the first and only Information Governance Body of Knowledge for our profession. This guide will define records management and governance good practices throughout the information life cycle. Join Now!

Professional Member ($175) 

Professional Members get discounts on all of the resources ARMA International provides.  They receive a print subscription to our Information Management magazine. And most importantly, Professional members will have 24/7 access to all of ARMA International’s On-Demand web seminars, free of charge. This is ideal for any member who is familiar with information governance and can benefit from substantial discounts on education and resources. Join Now!


Associate Member ($95) 

This is our first step into membership. Associate Members can join an ARMA International chapter and have access to an electronic version of our award-winning Information Management magazine.  It’s great for those who are new to information management. Join Now!

What does the Austin ARMA Chapter offer?

Informative monthly Chapter Meetings:

  • The Austin Chapter normally meets every third week of the month

  • Highly qualified speakers

  • Tours of local sites

  • Door Prizes

Connections to additional groups and resources, such as:

  • Texas State Library and Archives

  • Society of American Archivists

  • Electronic Records Management Resources

  • Center for E-Records of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

Members-Only contests and prizes for Chapter Participation
Monthly Newsletters
Job Opportunities in the records profession
ICRM Study Group

Read more about the Austin Chapter here.


ARMA Austin Chapter Bylaws (PDF version) - Revised June 2019

How do I join?

When you join ARMA International, you have the opportunity to select Austin as your home chapter.

Read more about ARMA International.

Austin is part of the Southwest Region of ARMA Chapters. The region sponsors a Leadership Conference every year. This conference is generally held in July and its purpose is to educate chapter leaders on how to better administer their ARMA chapters. The conference is held at a different location in the Southwest Region each year.

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