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Philip Droege – Director of White House Office of Records

Philip Droege

Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 8:15 a.m

Sponsored by Godfrey & Kahn – Milwaukee WI


Philip Droege currently serves as the Director of the White House Office of Records Management.  He grew up in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, DC and graduated from Concordia College in Seward, Nebraska in 1989. Mr. Droege started his professional life as a high school teacher on Long Island, New York.  In July of 1990 he moved back to Washington, DC to take a job in the White House as a Records Technician.  During his 27 years in the Office of Records Management, he has served in five Presidential Administrations as a Records Analyst, Supervisor, Deputy Director and his current position as Director, which he has held since 2004. Mr. Droege and his wife, Kate, have four daughters, Grace, Alice, Lucy and Eleanor.


Managing Presidential Records


Have you ever wondered how difficult it would be to manage presidential records with all the information platforms we have today? This presentation will focus on the unique responsibility of managing presidential records: Obligations under the Presidential Records Act, technological challenges of both paper and electronic records, adapting records management practices to each new administration and dealing with the upheaval of a Presidential transition.


When:   Thursday, March 14th  2019

Where:  Godfrey & Kahn, 833 E. Michigan St., Ste. 1800, Milwaukee WI  53202-5615

Time:     Registration and Breakfast: 7:30 to 8:15 – Meeting:  8:15 to 9:30

Cost:      $25.00 – Parking included; details will be provided after registration


Cancellation Policy:  Registrations must be cancelled 48 hours prior to the event to avoid being charged the full event fee. When you register, you will notice a new option to securely pay via credit card prior to the event!


Phil Droege will also be doing a lunch meeting in Madison after the Milwaukee meeting, see ARMA Madison for details.





Sponsored by West Bend Mutual

Insurance Company

UPDATE: 2/12/19 Capacity is near full with standing room only available.

Records professionals from insurance, government, legal, healthcare, the water and sewer utility and others will discuss how their retention works, what a great way to learn what others are doing! We would like this to be interactive so feel free to ask questions and make comments. Our guests will be:

Lori Schneider –– Sentry Insurance

Carol Schraufnagel – Washington County Clerk of Courts

David Kosinski – Husch & Blackwell

John Wiesinger – Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage

Healthcare and Law Enforcement


Date:        February 20, 2019

Time:        Registration starts at 10:15

Meeting begins at 10:45 – Lunch at Noon             

Location: West Bend Mutual Insurance, 1900 S. 18TH Ave., West Bend, WI 53095

Cost:         $25.00


Early registration would be greatly appreciated, we need an early preliminary count for this meeting.  Register at the link below:







To register for a session, please use the Event Registration Page

Chapter Date Details Topic  Meeting Notes Venue
Milwaukee E-Meeting January 22, 2019 Noon to 1:00 p.m. Godfrey & Kahn Electronic meeting Atty Sarah Sargent – Basic Functions and Uses of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency E-Meeting
Milwaukee Lunch Meeting February 20, 2019 10:30 to 1:00 – Lunch at Noon Sponsored by West Bend Mutual Ins Co.  Cost:  $25.00 Retention Industry RM professionals from government, insurance, medical energy and legal discuss their retention. West Bend Mutual Ins. Co, 1900 S 18th, West Bend, WI 53095
Milwaukee  Breakfast Meeting March 14, 2019 Registration and Breakfast 7:30 to 8:15; Meeting 8:15 to 9:30 Sponsored by       Godfrey & Kahn, Phillip Droege –  Director, Office of Records Management at the White House! Learn about the responsibilities of managing presidential records Godfrey & Kahn, 833 E Michigan St., Ste 1800, Milwaukee, WI  53202
833 E Michigan St., Ste 1800
Milwaukee, WI  $25.00
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Use this link to access information from our previous speakers.