Dallas County Commissioner Mike Cantrell proclaims April 2013 as Records and Information Management Month

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As the former Chair of the Dallas County Information Technology Governing Committee, Commissioner Mike Cantrell knows all too well the integral role and critical importance of proper management of records and information.  Today, the commissioner emphasized its role in protecting individual rights and privacy as well as the complexities associated with the globalization and expansion of information technologies.  He went on to talk about the essential role these technologies and record management plays in government, adding “the Dallas Chapter of the Association of Records Managers and Administrators provides education to the professionals contributing to the success of their organizations by managing the creation, distribution, storage, retrieval, protection and ultimate disposition of important records and information,” thereby proclaiming April 2013, Records and Information Management Month.