DAMA-International is a not-for-profit, vendor-independent, professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of enterprise- wide data resource management (DRM), information resource management (IRM) and knowledge management (KM).

DAMA's primary purpose is to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing data, information and knowledge as key enterprise assets.

The Board of Directors consists of 11 volunteers, each elected for two-year terms of office to support these concepts and practices. Our new DAMA Board of Directors for 2001 and the duties of each officer are:

President – Michael Brackett (President@dama.org). The president is also the chief executive officer (CEO) and is responsible for providing leadership and direction. The president coordinates with other affiliated DAMA International chapter presidents, is the general representative to outside groups and bears final accountability for the health and well being of DAMA International.

Vice President of Chapter Services – Dawn Michels (VP_Chapter_Services@dama.org). Responsible for providing and coordinating DAMA International affiliated chapter communication, tracking and support. This includes assisting in new chapter formation, publishing the affiliated chapter directory and more.

Vice President of Communications – Rose Romero (VP_Communications@dama.org). Responsible for providing DAMA International with communications and public relations services. This includes promoting articles in industry publications, publishing the newsletter and working target publicity programs.

Vice President of Conference Services – Davida Berger (VP_Conference_Services@dama.org). Responsible for providing DAMA International with conference and symposia planning services and support. This includes planning and coordinating DAMA International's annual conference as well as activities at DAMA-sponsored and external conferences.

Vice President of Financial Services – Thom Harrington (VP_Financial_Services@dama.org) . The vice president of financial services is also the chief financial officer (CFO) and is responsible for maintaining DAMA International's financial and legal records including the accounting for all revenues, dues and the disbursement of all funds in a responsible and controlled manner.

The Vice President of Industry Services – Ingrid Hunt (VP_Industry_Services@dama.org). Responsible for providing and coordinating DAMA International with industry- related services. Among other duties, this includes coordinating the speakers bureau and promoting relationships with national standards committees and other professional societies.

Vice President of Member Services – Michael Bish (VP_Member_Services@dama.org). Responsible for providing, coordinating and maintaining DAMA International's member services which consists of individuals who are not in the proximity of a chapter and therefore do not belong to any chapter. These individuals receive the same benefits and communications as individuals in the specific affiliated chapters.

The Vice President of Online Services – Brett Champlin (VP_Online_Services@dama.org). Responsible for maintaining the DAMA International Web page and all related Internet capabilities. This includes administration of DAMA's electronic forums, provision of technical advice to the Board of Directors and affiliated members, and much more.

Vice President of Operations – Burt G. Parker (VP_Operations@dama.org). The vice president of operations is also the chief operations officer (COO) and is responsible for maintaining DAMA International's administrative and business operations and supervising administrative contractors or personnel.

Vice President of Education Services and Special Projects – Deborah Henderson (VP_Education_Services @dama.org). Responsible for providing and coordinating DAMA International with education-related services. This includes influencing academia and curriculum developers, coordinating the development of certification or other educational programs and more.

Past President (President Emeritus) – Lynn Tenney (Past_President@dama.org). Responsible for providing transitional support to DAMA International and for assuring the continuation of the Board through supervising nominations and elections.

DAMA Chapter and Events Calendar
Austin/San Antonio Contact Neal Woods, stykman@texas.net. The chapter meets the last Monday of January-May and August-October at 7:00 p.m. in San Marcos.
Atlanta Contact Eileen Ponich, eponich@metlife.com, for meeting schedule.
Boston Email Kris Chatterjee, Kris_Chatterjee@gillette.com, for meeting schedule.
Brisbane, Australia Contact Paul Fendley, paul.fendley@dnr.gld.gov.au, for meeting schedule.
British Columbia, Canada Call Peter Kho, 604-666-3027, or e-mail khop@vcn.bc.ca.
Canberra, Australia E-mail Rob Smith- Roberts, rsmithrob@oosw.com.au, for meeting details.
Carolina E-mail Doug McCurry, Douglas_McCurry@belk.com, for meeting schedule.
Central Virginia Contact Ryan Slye, ryans@i- b-s-i.com, for more information or visit www.goto/dama-cv/.
Chicago E-mail Brett Champlin, bchamplin@concentric.net, for meeting schedule, or visit http://www.damachicago.org/.
Dallas/Fort Worth Call Rodney Cole, 972-693-1009, for meeting schedule.
(Rocky Mountain)
Contact Janet Schoen, 303-894-3810 for meeting schedule or visit www.dama- rmc.org.
Heart of Texas Contact Neal Woods, stykman@texas.net. The chapter meet the last Monday of January-May and August-October at 7:00 p.m. in San Marcos.
Houston Contact Sabrina York, 281-997-0613, for meeting schedule.
Italy Contact Paolo Cecchellero, ceck@comm2000.it or 3923 02 2533, for meeting schedule.
Kansas City Contact Kevin Phelps, Kevin_Phelps@americancentury.com< /A> for more information.
Kentucky Tri- State Contact Pat Lavigne, 502-774-7425, for more information.
London Chapter now forming! Contact Brett Champlin, bchamplin@concentric.net, for more information.
Los Angeles Contact Bill Harenburg, wharenburg@aol.com, for meeting schedule.
Melbourne, Australia Contact Daniel Moody, +61-3-9650-5100, or danielm@staff.dis.unimelb.edu.au or http://www.dama.org.au/ for details.
Minnesota Call Dawn Michels, 651-486-4626, for meeting schedule.
Nashville Contact Bryan Jones, 615-748-1421, for meeting schedule.
New Jersey Visit www.dama- nj.org for chapter information.
New York City Please see www.dama- ny.com or call 212-439-0063 for meeting details.
New York
(Northeast Region)
E-mail registration@damane.org or call 516- 221-5560 for meeting details.
North Florida Chapter now forming! Contact Susan E. Stelzmann, stelzman@mail.irm.state.fl.us, for more information.
Contact Mark Wysong, mwysong@kpmg.com, for meeting schedule.
Philadelphia/ Delaware Valley Chapter meets quarterly. Visit http://www.dama.org/chapters/philly.htm or call 610-690- 1653 for more information.
Phoenix Call Laura Kostyo, 602-766-5486, or visit www.dama-phx.org, for meeting schedule.
Portland Visit www.dama- pdx.org for meeting schedule and chapter information. Please contact Linda Kresl at 360-418-8660 for more information.
Rochester/ Upstate New York Contact Sue Bartleson, sbartleson@paychex.com, for meeting schedule.
Sacramento Valley Call Nabil Fares, 916-657-6083, nfares@dmv.ca.gov, for meeting schedule or visit go.to/dama- sac/, P.O. Box 996, Sacramento, CA 95812-0996.
San Francisco Bay Area Call Rose Romero, 510-304-1044, for details or see www.sfdama.org.
Scandinavia Contact Eskil Swende, +46- 8-80-22-40, or eskil.swende@irm.se for meeting schedule.
Seattle (DRMA) Contact Corey Smith, csmith@kanbay.com, for meeting schedule or visit www.halcyon.com/drma/.
Spain Chapter now forming! Contact Jesus Luengo, jgluengo@at- systems.com, for more information.
St. Louis Please visit the DAMA-St. Louis Chapter Web site at www.damastlouis.org for information about upcoming meetings and events.
Sydney, Australia Contact Robert Arnold, damasydney@poboxes.com, or +61-2-9211- 6200, for meeting and DAMA Australia 2000 Conference details.
Topeka Chapter now forming! Contact Dan Roehler, 785-291-3477, for more information.
Toronto, Canada
Please visit the Toronto IRMAC Web site at www.irmac.ca for information about upcoming meetings and events.
Washington, D.C.
(National Capitol Region)
Contact Jim Carpenter, carpenterj@bls.gov, or www.dama-ncr.org or call DAMA- NCR headquarters at 703-442-8780.
Wisconsin Contact Cathy Stacy, cstacy@wpsic.com, for meeting details.

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Can't find a chapter near you? Check out our Web site, www.dama.org, for information about our Member-at- Large program. Send updates for this listing to vp_communications@dama.org.

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