Submitted by Pam Oddi on April 28, 2016 - 02:08pm
April 26, 2016 - Palmyra, NJ -The ARMA International Educational Foundation (AIEF), has created a memorial page in honor of the passing of William Benedon, CRM, FAI. Listed below are details of William Benedon and his career in Records and Information Management:
William Benedon, CRM, FAI
July 21, 1923 - April 14, 2016
Contributions in his honor can be made via his memorial page on the AIEF Web Site:
In 1968, William Benedon became the second recipient of the Emmett Leahy Award. His selection was based on his records management achievements as an analyst and consultant with the National Records Management Council; as Supervisor of Public Records for the State of New Jersey where he authored one of the first legislative acts for records management and implemented one of the first state total records management program; and at Lockheed Corporation where he implemented and managed a multi-division records management program. Benedon originated the ARMA Records Management Workshop, the Records Management Correspondence Course, and the Records Management Quarterly and served as president of the Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA).
In 1990, ARMA International established the Company of Fellows to recognize members of ARMA International who had distinguished themselves through outstanding achievements and contributions in records and information management as well as noteworthy accomplishments in all levels of the association. Bill Benedon was the first inductee into the Company of Fellows.
The ARMA International Educational Foundation is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization and is dependent on donations and contributions for its support of research and scholarships