13 Sep 2023

Excitement Abounds: Announcing the Finalists for our Company Outstanding Achievement Awards

It is with great pleasure and anticipation that we announce the finalists for the much-anticipated RIMPA Global Company Outstanding Achievement Awards! These awards, which celebrate the extraordinary talent and dedication of our members, will be revealed at the grand Black-Tie and Gala Awards Dinner on 4th October during RIMPA Live.

Each year, this event serves as a momentous occasion to honour members who have gone above and beyond in their contributions to our industry. The finalists have emerged from an incredibly competitive pool of nominees, and their achievements exemplify the spirit and excellence that defines RIMPA Global.  As there was no RIMPA Live in 2022, this years’ announcement will include both 2022 & 2023 winners.

Here are the finalists in each award category:

  1. iQ Article of the Year:
    • A foundation of trust for information security and access: Balancing privacy with best practice: Annette Thompson ARIM
    • Information governance: Data, technology, framework and policies: Linda Shave FRIM
    • Audit and risk - Assessing, identifying and migrating: Linda Shave FRIM
    • Who's history is it anyway: Dr Frank Golding
    • Modernising the foundations of records and information systems Big Data: Linda Shave FRIM
    • IM Approach to Project Management: Linda Shave FRIM
    • Managing the Health of Your Assets Using Power BI: Jacqui Tyler ARIM
    • Realising the Full Potential of IM in Governance: Linda Shave FRIM
  2. Julie Apps New Practitioner:
    • Still to be finalised
  3. Tom Lovett Outstanding Student:
    • Michelle Williams
    • Debra Leigo ARIM
    • Chelsea Parker
    • John van der Zant ARIM
  4. Pamela Hall Outstanding Group:
    • Snowy Hydro - Information Management Team
    • Toowoomba Regional Council
    • Modern Recordkeeping Team, City of Perth
    • Town of Cambridge Archives Project
    • Dept Transport & Planning: Vic Government
    • Logan City Council
  5. David Moldrich Outstanding Volunteer
    • Stil to be finalised
  6. J Eddis Linton Outstanding Individual
    • Peta Sweeney FRIM
    • Jenny Scott
    • Lucy Schelberg MRIM
    • Meryl Bourke MRIM
  7. Jim Shepherd Vendor of the Year
    • AvePoint
    • OpenText
    • Records Solutions

The selection process was rigorous and involved careful consideration by our esteemed panel of judges. Each finalist has demonstrated remarkable dedication, innovation, and commitment to the RIMPA Global vision, mission, and values.  We extend our heartfelt congratulations to all the finalists and commend them for their outstanding contributions. Your hard work and dedication have not gone unnoticed, and you have set a standard of excellence that inspires us all.

Now, the countdown to the Black-Tie and Gala Awards Dinner begins. This year's event promises to be a spectacular evening filled with elegance, camaraderie, and anticipation. It's an occasion when we come together as a family to celebrate our collective achievements and honour those who have truly shone. We look forward to seeing you all dressed in your finest attire for what will undoubtedly be a night to remember.

Once again, congratulations to all the finalists. We are incredibly proud of your accomplishments and look forward to celebrating with you soon.