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Winter 2019 Edition

Winter 2019 Sagesse Publication

  1. 2019 Introduction to Sagesse.
  2. Ethical Concerns in the Provision of eHealth Services. By Meagan Collins, Nicole Doro, Ben Robinson, & Ariel Stables-Kennedy. Recipients of $1,000 in the 2018 ARMA Canada Essay Contest.
  3. IT & Modern Public Service: How to Avoid IT Project Failure and Promote Success. By Scarlett Kelly. Recipient of $600 in the 2018 ARMA Canada Essay Contest.
  4. Defending Traditional Rights in the Digital Age: Ktunaxa Nation Case Study. by Michelle Barroca, BA, MAS.
  5. Politique relative aux messages électroniques et son adoption. Par Barb Bellamy, CRM et Anne Rathbone, CRM.
  6. Email Policy and Adoption. by Barb Bellamy, CRM & Anne Rathbone, CRM.
  7. Thank you to John Bolton! by Alexandra Bradley, CRM, FAI
  8. Are we There Yet? Introduction to the SharePoint & Collabware Implementation at the First Nations Summit. by Sandra Dunkin, CRM, IGP & Sam Hoff
  9. Quand est-ce qu’on arrive? Introduction à l’implémentation de SharePoint & Collabware au First Nations Summit Society. Par Sandra Dunkin, CRM, IGP & Sam Hoff
  10. A Record of Service: The First Canadian Conference on Records Management “A Giant Success.” by Sue Rock, CRM


Michelle Barroca (BA, MAS) is an independent recorded information management consultant from the Kootenay region of BC. Michelle graduated from UBC’s School of Library, Archival, and Information Studies with a Master of Archival Studies degree in 2000.  Shortly after university, she was hired as the City of Burnaby’s first records manager and archivist, and later worked at the City of Kelowna as the Records and Information Coordinator. For nearly a decade, Michelle has operated FY Information Management Consulting and provides services to various local governments and First Nations organizations, including the Ktunaxa Nation Council.

Barb Bellamy, CRM,has over 30 years of experience in Records and Information Management for the Utility and Energy industries. She currently specializes in Information Management Consulting and Acquisition and Divestment work within Suncor. Barbara is a Certified Records Manager and holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.

Alexandra (Sandie) Bradley, CRM, FAI has been a records and information manager for over 40 years, and a member of ARMA for 35 years. Through her chapter, regional and international roles within ARMA, she is a mentor and teacher, researcher, writer and advocate for our profession. She is a Certified Records Manager and was made a Fellow of ARMA International (Number 47) in 2012. She is a member of the Vancouver Chapter, is currently a member of the Sagesse Editorial Board and also the Content Editorial Board for ARMA International.

Megan Collins holds her MA and Honours BA from Brock University in Political Science and is presently a MLIS student at Western University. She is currently completing a co-op posting working as an information management officer with the Federal Government. Her research interests include information policy, knowledge management, Big Data, privacy and surveillance.

Nicole Doro holds her MA and Honours BA in English and Critical Theory from McMaster University, and is presently a MLIS student at Western University. She is currently completing an Instructional and Research co-op at McMaster University. Her research interests include open access, institutional repositories, as well as privacy and surveillance.

Sandra Dunkin (MLIS, CRM, IGP) is the Records & Information Management Coordinator at the First Nations Summit (FNS) where she also has responsibility for IT. She is the project manager for the SharePoint implementation at the FNS and is also currently the out-going Chair of the Information Governance Advisory Committee for the First Nations Public Service Secretariat.

Sam Hoff is a Senior Consultant at Gravity Union. He is passionate about providing user experience focused solutions to meet document and records management needs. Having backgrounds in both the technical and human sides of technology and business, he has been focused on Enterprise Content Management and Records Management solutions based on SharePoint for the past seven years.

Scarlett Kelly holds both Master of Public Administration (MPA) and Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS). Her research focuses on IT project management, strategic planning, information/data policy, and change management. Currently a Research Specialist at Canada Revenue Agency, Scarlett is gaining valuable experience in legal and business research.

Anne Rathbone has 22 years experience in the public sector establishing, implementing and maintaining records and information management programs. She earned her Certified Records Manager (CRM) designation in 2010. Currently, Anne is the Records Management Coordinator for the Sunshine Coast Regional District.

Ben Robinson is a poet, musician and librarian. In October 2017, Bird, Buried Press published his first poetry chapbook “Mayami.” In 2018 he was named the Emerging Artist in the Writing category at the Hamilton Arts Awards. He is currently preparing an article for publication on policing and security in the public library.

Sue Rock, CRM is a records management consultant with a diverse workload including records management assessments, records audits, classification systems and retention schedules. She ghost writes policies, procedures, memos, letters, debates, rebuttals, opinions, guidelines, action checklists and presentations. Sue’s educational background comprises a Bachelor of Arts, Université d’Ottawa, and a Professional Specialization Certificate in International Intellectual Property Law co-sponsored by both the University of Victoria, Canada and St. Peter’s College Oxford, England. She is a Past President, ARMA
Calgary Chapter, and a Chapter Member of the Year award winner. Her publications include “A Record of Service: Bob Morin, CRM” ARMA Canada Sagesse, “RIM’s Role in the Technology Lifecycle”, ARMA International, “Managing Privacy Conflicts Across Borders – Vendor Awareness and Action”, Security Shredding & Storage News, and team lead for ARMA International Guideline “Records Management for Information Technology Professionals.” Sue is owner of The Rockfiles Inc. and an operating partner of Trepanier Rock ™, with specific focus on ensuring records management principles are embedded
into information management technology solutions.

Ariel Stables-Kennedy holds a BSc in Kinesiology from the University of Waterloo and is currently completing her MLIS at Western University in London, Ontario. Her research interests include instructional design, the information literacy learning needs of STEM students, and information ethics.