Disaster Planning and Recovery for Records

​​Free educational webinar presented by ACP. Register.

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Location & Hours

Start Time:
Jul 20 2017
10:00 AM
End Time:
Jul 20 2017
11:00 AM
via Webinar Email: joy.bryant@dir.texas.gov

Disaster Planning and Recovery for Records

Thursday, July 20, 2017 10:00 - 11:00 am CDT


What would you do if you came to work and your building was damaged by a tornado? Do you have a plan for an extended power outage? Does staff know which records are vital to business operations?

This session on Disaster Planning & Recovery for Records will address these questions and more. We will take an in-depth look at how to develop your Disaster Recovery Plan and get your offices running with topics that include:

  • Risk Assessments
  • Prevention and Mitigation Methods
  • Recovery Procedures 
  • Testing
DIR will award one hour of continuing education credit.


Kim DeCola, City of Austin (Convention Center)
Kimberly DeCola has 12 years of records and information management experience and has been a Certified Records Manager since 2016. She is currently a Records Analyst with the City of Austin, having worked for the City for 15 years. Kim has worked in establishing the City records and information management program, providing consulting services and training to City departments and now helms the records management program for the Austin Convention Center.

Her areas of expertise include: records management training, education and awareness, disaster planning and recovery, policy development, records control schedules, long-term preservation and compliance. Kim holds certificates for Electronic Records Management and the Essentials of the Generally Accepted Recordkeeping Principles.


DIR thanks the Capital of Texas Chapter of the Association of Continuity Professionals (ACP) for partnering with us to provide this valuable information.  

Visit the ACP website to learn more about what this valuable professional organization has to offer, which includes free webinars, informative monthly meetings, and educational programs.  Texas chapters include: