MAY 10th ARMA MEETING: "Ethics in Records Management"
Presented by Anna Stratton

The ethical role of recordkeeping is to enable organizations and individuals to be held accountable for their actions. Therefore, records and archives management have a societal purpose beyond the private interests of organizations and persons.

The moral context in which records management and archiving are practiced is ever changing and often controversial. In this presentation, we will lay the groundwork for understanding what ethics means according to GARP®* principals, where and how ethical problems will arise for records professionals and outline base line approaches to ethical decision making.

*GARP® - The Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles presented by ARMA International (

Check-in/Late Registration: 11:00 a.m.
Luncheon: 11:30a.m.
Location: Crowne Plaza Suites, 7800 Alpha Rd, Dallas, TX 75240
Cost: $25.00 Members, $30.00 Non-Members, $35.00 Late registrants and walk-ins. No-shows will be billed.
Early Registration Deadline: 5 p.m., Friday, May 6th
Menu: Green Salad, Apricot Glazed Chicken Breast, Seasonal Fresh Vegetables, Potato Cakes, Rolls, Dessert
Vegetarian Option: Stuffed Tomato or Roasted Portabello Mushroom w/Rice Pilaf
Gluten-Free Meal available.

Anna Stratton is Director of Information Management Solutions at Southwest Solutions Group headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Anna specializes in records management and business process protocols, policy design, and information retention policies and process.

Anna has over 18 years of professional business management experience and provides advice nationwide through the SYSTEC Group's "Ask the Expert" column. Ms. Stratton is also a dynamic national speaker and conducts private corporate seminars on a variety of topics in addition to providing keynote and educational speeches for organizations such as ARMA and the Lorman Seminar Group. Ms. Stratton has been recognized by Cambridge Who's Who for demonstrating dedication, leadership and excellence in information and asset management.

Veteran's Benefits Administration Awards Southwest Solutions Group File Conversion Contract

Portland, OR, March 28, 2011 - Southwest Solutions Group, announced today that its Information Management Solutions (IMS) Division was awarded a GSA contract by the Veteran's Benefits Administration (VBA) to provide Personal Identifiable Information (PII) File Conversion and File Relocation services. The VBA, along with multiple other government agencies, will be relocating to a new facility. The new facility will include a central file location with new a Spacesaver high-density storage shelving system. Additionally, IMS will assist the VBA by standardizing the indexing of records to mirror that of other VBA offices around the country.

About Veteran's Benefits Administration

The Veteran's Benefits Administration is part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and offers a wide range of benefits for our Nation's Veteran's, service members, and their families including, but not limited to, disability, education and training, vocational rehabilitation and employment, home loan guaranty, medical treatment, life insurance, and burial benefits.

About Southwest Solutions Group's Information Management Division

About Information Management Solutions, a division of Southwest Solutions Group, specializes in business information technology solutions including project management, software and file conversion services. Our talented in-house technology team supports hundreds of applications such as on-demand labeling, barcode tracking, electronic record keeping/imaging systems and more.

Additional information about Information Management Solutions is available on our website