NAGARA is the preeminent professional non-profit association dedicated to the improvement of federal, state, and local government records and information management and the professional development of government records administrators and archivists.


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NAGARA is a member-centered organization dedicated to providing support, resources, professional development, and networking opportunities for nearly 1,800 government records managers, archivists, and information professionals.
Benefits of membership include:


  • Complimentary webinars held monthly
  • CommunityChat Fourms providing constant community, networking, and connection
  • Online Forums (virtual mini-conferences)
  • Access to archived presentations (90+ webinar recordings and 60+ online forum recordings on tons of topics)
  • Resource Library
  • Steep Annual Conference registration discounts
  • Ability to earn the GARA Certificate

People are Amazing!

"NAGARA’s membership gives me the biggest bang for my buck. And, the people are amazing! I love this community and am so glad I made the move from private to public sector. Although, if I went back to private sector work, I would still keep my NAGARA membership." -Reese Evenson

Recent News & Updates


Joint Expedition: Information Security and Records Management

Posted on 4/4/2024
(WEBINAR) - ​In this webinar, attendees explore a collaborative project at Washington State Dept. of Enterprise Services, merging Information Security and Records Management... (READ MORE)


24 Election Results

Posted on 4/2/2024
(NEWS) - NAGARA's Nominating Committee is pleased to announce the results of the 2024-2025 NAGARA Board of Directors election. The election period was held from Thursday, March 14 through Thursday, March 21... (READ MORE)



Posted on 3/21/2024
In this presentation, you will learn about fielding public records requests using JustFOIA's services, and hear from City Clerk, Lisa Owen, on her use of JustFOIA (READ MORE)


REGISTER for DGI's Upcoming Event in Reston, VA

Posted on 3/13/2024
As the volume of digital information continues to grow, the scope of electronic records management has expanded exponentially and is an increasingly critical issue for government agencies... (READ MORE)