Presidential Records Seminar
March 11th, 11:30am - 1:45pm
Speaker: Philip Droege, Director of White House Office of Records Management
Please join the Fort Worth ARMA Chapter for an extended session on March 11th, 2020 at Cattlemen's Steakhouse in Fort Worth's historic Stockyards District. The event is from 11:30 am - 1:45. Free parking is available behind the restaurant, provided courtesy of Cattlemen's. Paid attendees are invited to bring one guest, free-of-charge. Attendees will be able to select from one of three entree options, and will be contacted prior to the seminar. The menu will be finalized during the week of February 23rd. Updates to follow.
This presentation will focus on the unique responsibility of managing presidential records: Obligations under the Presidential Records Act, technological challenges of both paper and electronic records, adapting records management practices to each new administration and dealing with the upheaval of a Presidential transition. Philip will touch on the changes in White House records over the past thirty years and what happens to the records once a president leaves office.
Philip Droege currently serves as the Director of the White House Office of Records Management. During his 29 years in the Office of Records Management, he has served in five Presidential Administrations as a Records Analyst, Supervisor, Deputy Director and his current position as Director, which he has held since 2004.