Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

State Records Committee

The State Records Committee meets at least quarterly to approve the retentions and dispositions of record series generated by state and local government entities. Records retention schedules under review may be found here.

The State Records Committee also serves as an appeals board when access to records has been denied by the originating agency. Their decisions and orders are available online.


Current Hearing Requests and Responses

Request Date Case Title/Participants Records Sought Appeals Paperwork
February 17, 2015 Paul Amann vs. Department of Human Resource Management (DHRM) The investigative results and report that were produced and prepared by the Attorney General's Office with the assistance from DHRM. Amann-vs-DHRM.pdf
April 15, 2015 Richard Garcia vs. UDC Is appealing the denial of transportation records on all transportation departures and returns, dates and times, and policy regarding restraints from July 8, 2014 to present. Garcia-vs-UDC.pdf
March 31, 2015 Daniel Rivera vs. AGO Mr. Rivera is appealing the denial of records relating to the termination of his parental rights in Feb. 2013. Rivera-vs-AGO.pdf
April 1, 2015 Swen Heimberg vs. POST Is appealing the denial of investigative files and requesting a fee waiver. Heimberg-vs-POST.pdf
April 13, 2015 Heather Gardner vs. USOE Is appealing the denial of requested emails from Utah State Office of Education employees. Gardner-vs-USOE.pdf
April 13, 2015 Nate Carlisle, Salt Lake Tribune vs. AGO Is appealing the denial of all correspondence from 2014 or 2015 concerning Cameron Noel and records relating to Troy Rawlings and Cameron Noel. Carlisle-vs-AGO.pdf

Previous requests and responses may be viewed here.


To file an appeal with the Committee, write to:

Nova Dubovik
346 S. Rio Grande
Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1106
Phone: 801-531-3834
E-mail: ndubovik@utah.gov


Annual Reports



Committee Members

Member Representing
David Fleming Private Sector Records Manager
Doug Misner State History Designee
Patricia Smith-Mansfield, chair Governor's Designee
Holly Richardson Citizen Representative
Marie Cornwall Citizen Representative
Blaine Breshears Political Subdivision Elected Official
Tom Haraldsen News Media Representative

Paul H. Tonks, Assistant Attorney General, serves as counsel to the Committee.