Every person who works for the Agency is responsible for Federal records. Some people just spend more time at it than others, because they are in charge of a specific series of records (see What is a Records Series?).
If you create a document using a word processor, enter information into a database, file a document in a folder, answer an inquiry from the public, respond to a FOIA request, or do anything else that documents your activities for the FAA, you are a records custodian. You are responsible for ensuring the safety, timely availability, and proper retention and/or transfer of information in your custody. Specifically, all FAA employees are responsible for:
Other groups of FAA employees have additional records management responsibilities. For example, senior officials (e.g., Regional Administrators) are responsible for designating Records Management Officers and implementing a records management program within their area of responsibility.
A complete listing of responsibilities can be found in FAA Records Management Policy (1350.14A).
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