Administration The Education Committee Chairman will review each funding request, make their decision to honor the funding request, and submit it for approval to the Chapter Board on a chapter year basis which runs from July 1st through June 30th.
The Board of Directors may authorize additional funds for special projects. Seminars, courses and Certified Records Manager Exams or programs sponsored by other organizations which are related to records and information management will be considered.
The Education Committee serves as a review board for applications and is the final authority.
Funding The Liberty Bell Chapter of ARMA will commit to funding the Lisa A. Broaddus Education Fund each chapter year in the total amount of $1,000.00.
Donations may be made to the Lisa A. Broaddus Educational Fund but due to the Liberty Bell Chapters tax status, your donation will not be tax deductible. Donations can be sent to: Liberty Bell Chapter of ARMA c/o Ray Davis – Treasurer 127 Delaware Avenue Palmyra, NJ 08065
Qualifications Only members of the Liberty Bell Chapter of ARMA are eligible to apply. Funding requests may be submitted following their first anniversary as a chapter member. Members may only apply and receive funding once per chapter year.
Activities and Functions Eligible for Funding The activities and functions that are eligible for funding from the Lisa A. Broaddus Educational Fund include but are not limited to:
Attendance to the ARMA International Conference
Attendance to the InfoGov Conference
Attendance to the Liberty Bell Chapter Seminar
Attendance to the ARMA Mid-Atlantic/Northeast Regional Leadership Conference
On-Line Educational Courses
CRM Exam (Maximum two parts per member)
Other Conferences and Seminars related to Records Management and Information Governance
The Education Committee determines the educational opportunities that are eligible for funding.
A chapter member may apply for funds following the first anniversary as a chapter member.
Chapter Members may receive a maximum $250 award per chapter year.
Awards must be used for educational purposes specific to records management and information governance requested in the application.
The funds are not transferable. They must be used by the applicant, for the purposes they defined in their application.
Application must be made within 6 months before or after attendance.
Following the educational event, the recipient agrees to write an article for publication on the Liberty Bell Chapter web site.
Applicants applying for reimbursement for the CRM Certification must submit proof of ICRM Membership, proof of exam payment, and exam date. The maximum number of CRM Exam parts that a chapter member may be reimbursed for is two.
Following the exam the scholarship recipient must participate in at least one CRM study group and give a brief report on the exam taken, study suggestions and test taking tips to mentor new candidates.
All supplemental materials may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Reimbursement will be made to the member after the following occur:
Approval of the application;
Submission of receipts;
Publication of the article in the newsletter, or proof of the exam and participation in the CRM study group