Who We Are
ARMA Vancouver Chapter represents and serves Records and Information Management Professionals in Mainland British Columbia and the Yukon. The Chapter was established in 1970 within the parent organization - ARMA International, and is affiliated with ARMA Canada.
Our Mission: to advance quality information management programs by providing members with advocacy, professional development and networking opportunities.
Our mission complements ARMA International's purpose and vision to promote principles and practices that result in organizations understanding that their success relies on effective management and governance of information. ARMA International is a recognized authority and leader in the information governance given its history and reputation in the field.
What We Do
We organize and provide:
ARMA International was created in 1955 and currently has 150 chapters worldwide with a membership of approximately 10,000 members. The Vancouver Chapter was created in 1970.
If you're interested in the Chapter's history, our Archives are available for viewing at the following location:
UBC Library - Rare Books & Special Collections Division
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre
1961 East Mall
Awards and Recognition
Since it's creation in 1970, the ARMA Vancouver Chapter has been recognized by ARMA International and has received the following awards:
- Chapter of the Year 1997
- Honourable Mention Chapter of the Year in 2002
- Membership Recruitment Award for 2009/2010
- Membership Recruitment Award for 2011/2012