Richard Gureski, CRA, CIPP/US
Richard Gureski is a Records Management Consultant for Northwestern Mutual’s Privacy Team. Prior to that he served as the Central File Manager at Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. for 13 ½ years.
Richard has over 22 years of experience in Records and Information Management spanning the Accounting, Insurance and Legal industries. During his career he has helped author and implement policies and procedures governing Intake, File Transfers, Legal Holds, Paperless Office and Record Retention.
A member of ARMA-Milwaukee going back to 1998, Richard served as Chapter President from July 2018 thru June 2020 before being elected for a third term starting in July 2023. The creator of the Spring Seminar-Mania Conference series, he has presented on topics including, “The Paperless Office”, “E-Discovery and Legal Holds”, “RIM Professionals and Their Relations with other Professionals” and “Successful Collaborations and Utilizing Technology for Chapter Programs.” During his time on the board ARMA Milwaukee has twice been awarded the prestigious Chapter Luminary Award and was a one-time recipient of ARMA’s Standing Ovation Award.
Associate of Arts – Business, University of Phoenix 2007
Retention Program Development Certificate – ARMA International 2015
Certified Records Analyst (CRA) – Institute of Certified Records Managers (ICRM) 2020
Certified Information Privacy Professional – United States (CIPP/US) – International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) 2022
Mayor Tom Barrett Earn & Learn Champions Circle Award, 2011
Mayor Tom Barrett Earn & Learn Youth Beacon Award, 2012
Wisconsin Law Journal, Unsung Heroes Award Recipient, 2014
ARMA Milwaukee Member of the Year Recipient, 2019
ARMA International Member of the Year, 2020
Shirley Derrick, CRA
Shirley Derrick is Senior Records Analyst at Harley-Davidson Motor Company. Shirley is responsible for overseeing the Corporate Record Center, Project Management, system administration of the content management system, and managing the records and information management team.
Shirley is a Certified Records Analyst (CRA) and earned a master’s degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a master’s degree in Business Administration from Cardinal Stritch University. Shirley has served previously on the ARMA-Milwaukee board as Secretary and Treasurer and has been an ARMA International and ARMA-Milwaukee member since 1999.
James Rudy is an Information Governance Supervisor with the law firm of Husch Blackwell. He joined the firm in 2017 and oversees the IG operations for the Milwaukee, Madison, Chicago & Washington DC offices. He was previously an Operations Supervisor with Iron Mountain Records Management, working there between 2001 and 2017. While based in the Chicago territory, he became supervisor of Iron Mountain’s Health Information Services campus in 2007. In 2015 he then moved on to lead the operations of several record centers across the Milwaukee Territory.
James holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Carthage College in Kenosha, WI. He also recently completed the Professional Leadership Certificate Program through ARMA International and is pursuing his certification to become a Certified Records Analyst (CRA) from ICRM. An ARMA member since 2018.
Beth Hynes is a Certified Records Manager (CRM) and certified Information Governance Professional (IGP) with over twenty years in the information management profession. Beth is currently a Records Management Consultant for Northwestern Mutual’s Privacy team. Prior she owned her own national recruiting organization, Vision Search Partners, specializing in all levels of Records & Information Governance position. Before working in recruiting, Beth was a RIM software sales executive and consultant.
Beth has previously served on board of the ARMA Milwaukee and the Twin Cities chapters and remains active in her local chapter where she currently holds a position on the Milwaukee chapter board as the Secretary. Beth has actively contributed to the Information Profession by speaking at various chapter meetings, conferences, and universities. Before working in recruiting, Beth was a RIM sales executive and consultant.
Bachelor’s Degree, Business Administration & Marketing – University of Wisconsin Whitewater
Institute of Certified Records Managers (ICRM) – Certified Records Manager 2009
ARMA International – Information Governance Professional (IGP) 2018
Hobbies & Interests
Certified Fitness Instructor – Pabst Farms YMCA (2006-present)
Outdoor sports, boating, tennis, fitness, hiking, skiing, paddle boarding.
Mike Kaye is the Vice President for CH Coakley. Mike started with CH Coakley in 1998 in the warehouse and managed both the document scanning division, as well as maintaining custody of over 1 million record cartons for 300+ clients across Southeastern Wisconsin.
Mike’s first ARMA meeting was back in 1998, where he would provide technical support to ARMA. This is Mike’s 5th year serving on the ARMA board. He previously held positions as Secretary, Vice President, and President. This is Mike’s 1st year serving as Treasurer.
Mike can be reached at (414) 372-7000
Saralee Taibleson is an Intake and Information Analyst at Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. She started with G&K in 1978. In the last 45 years, she has worked in many areas of the firm.
Saralee’s first ARMA Convention was in 2015, where she made several connections. This is her second term serving on the ARMA board, but she has served on other committees in the community. This past year, Saralee was presented with the Arlyce J. Vogel Member Achievement award from ARMA-Milwaukee. In 2017 She was an Unsung Hero recipient. This award is presented by the Wisconsin Law Journal. Please contact Saralee for more information about becoming an ARMA-Milwaukee member.
Saralee can be reached at (414) 287-9226
MEMBER AT LARGE: Records/Chapter Historian
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Maggie Elice Turner, CRM
Maggie is the Business Operations Manger, and Records Coordinator for the City of Milwaukee Common Council/City Clerk’s Office.
She previously held the Document Services Supervisor position for Milwaukee’s Records Center for six years, but her role as a records professional started in 2006 when she joined the Records Center as a Technician where she worked in document imaging. Under the guidance and mentorship of her hiring manager, Maggie’s knowledge, appreciation, understanding and concern for proper records management advanced her responsibilities into record retention schedule creation and consultation and disposition which allowed her to seamlessly transition into the supervisory role in 2016.
Maggie is a proud 2021 alum of San Jose State University’s Masters Degree program for Archives and Records Administration, and simultaneously earned the ICRM’s Certified Records Analyst upon graduation. In 2023 she became a Certified Records Manager.
She also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in History with a Minor in Political Science, and and Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies.
Maggie has been a member of ARMA since 2012, and previously served as Board Secretary from 2016-2018. She can be reached at 414-286-8161.
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Elizabeth (Liz) Vera
Elizabeth Vera (Liz) is a Records Manager with VRC. Elizabeth started with VRC in 2020 as a Records Manager and manages the Records Department for one of VRC’s biggest client (Johnson Controls). Elizabeth first ARMA meeting was back in 2005 and has served in the ARMA Milwaukee Board as Secretary and Member at Large in the past. Elizabeth has over 20 years of experience in the Records field. Elizabeth has an Associate Degree from the University of Puerto Rico, in Records and Office Systems and a Technical Certificate in Records & Information Management Specialist from Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Clair. Elizabeth is currently studying to obtain her Certified Records Analyst (CRA) certification and Certified Records Management (CRM) certificate.
MEMBER AT LARGE: Marketing
Alanna Hilliard-Smith is an Intake and Information Governance Analyst at Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. She joined the firm’s Records Department (Central File) in 2010 as a part-time Central File Assistant. Alanna’s primary responsibilities include scheduling docket reminders for court cases, distributing weekly docket reports, maintaining/modifying existing dockets in the database, auditing, reviewing New Business Intakes for accuracy and completeness, and conducting formal and informal conflict searches for new and existing clients, as well as assisting with database changes, matter transfers, and warehouse requests.
Education: Alanna holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in Business Administration, with emphasis in Information Technology Management.
MEMBER AT LARGE/General
Emily Herda is an Information Governance Analyst for the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD). She joined the District in 2015 as a member of the Records Management team. The District’s Records Center maintains records for various engineering and sustainability initiatives, projects for the District including over 27,000 boxes off-site, performs historical research of the District’s facilities, manages the District’s retention policies, and, as a public agency, complies with local, state, and federal statutory requirements. Emily’s responsibilities include managing Freedom of Information Act requests, document management and research for construction and sustainability projects, as well as assisting with the transition to greater digital document management for the organization.
Emily has earned her Master’s of Library and Information Science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2017 and CRA in 2023. She has been an ARMA member since 2015.
MEMBER AT LARGE/General
Member at Large
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