Essential Records

There are numerous resources available to public records custodians interested in essential records identification and protection. We also regularly offer a workshop on Essential Records and Disaster Preparedness. For the latest records management news, including preparing for natural disasters and upcoming workshops, visit our records management blog.

If you have further questions on disaster preparation or in the event that your records do get impacted by a disaster event, please contact Kayla Leonard, Essential Records Analyst, via email ( or phone, 252-639-3543, immediately.