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The Toronto Chapter of ARMA International was chartered in January 28th, 1969. With almost 300 members registered, we serve RIM professionals in the Greater Toronto Area.

We are the second largest Chapter in Canada and fourth largest Chapter internationally. With Toronto being the largest commercial and educational centre in the country, our membership demographics touches on all of the key business segments in the public and private sectors. As a result Toronto Chapter maintains a close relationship with our educational institutions and many of the like-minded organizations affiliated with records and information management.

We are governed by registered bylaws with an elected Board of Directors. Those voting positions are: President, Treasurer, Secretary, Meeting Chair & Elections Officer, Programs, IMS Conference Coordinator, Membership, Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Newsletter Editor and Member-at-large.

Mission

The mission of ARMA is to:

Provide education, research, and networking opportunities to information professionals;
Enable members to use their skills and experience to leverage the value of records, information and knowledge as corporate assets and as contributors to organizational success.

Vision

At ARMA, we recognize that information is a vital asset of every organization. Our vision is to provide leadership in education, research and networking for the benefit of information professionals.

Values

We believe . . .

  • That our members come first in everything we do
  • In respecting each other as equals
  • In affording members and staff the opportunity for professional development
  • In actively soliciting and welcoming input from others
  • That individual contributions are both valued and recognized
  • In recognizing members and staff as partners on our team
  • In providing the right information to all requests at the right time
  • In doing business with respect, integrity, and professionalism
  • In the power of sharing what we know

Constitution – Updated June 25, 2008

Article I – Name This association chapter shall be known as the ASSOCIATION OF RECORDS MANAGERS AND ADMINISTRATORS – TORONTO CHAPTER, hereafter referred to as the ‘Toronto Chapter’. The Association of Records Managers and Administrators International Inc. (ARMA) will be referred to as the ‘Association’.

Article II – Objectives The Toronto Chapter is an educational, not-for-profit organization whose purpose is:

To promote and advance the improvement of records and information management and its related fields through study, education and research.
To advance professional knowledge and techniques by sharing and exchanging experiences and information in the field of records and information management.
To develop and advance standards of professional competence in the field of records and information management. For the complete Constitution document in PDF format, please go to ARMA Constitution 2008.

Chapter Bylaws

Here is a link to the ARMA Toronto Chapter Bylaws.