Pari Swift

The Ohio State University

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The Ohio State University


Pari Swift is the University Records Manager for The Ohio State University.  Prior to joining OSU, she served for nearly 8 years as Senior Records Manager at the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, building their records program from the ground up and partnering with IT and legal on multiple major initiatives.  She began her records career at the Ohio Historical Society-State Archives where she spent 9 years as Local Government Records Archivist and then as Assistant State Archivist.    She has served as chair of the Ohio Electronic Records Committee and of the governor-appointed Ohio Historical Records Advisory Board (OHRAB), was President of the National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators (NAGARA) and of the Greater Columbus Chapter of ARMA.  She also chairs NAGARA’s Professional Development Committee. She received her BA from Wittenberg University and her Masters of Library and Information Sciences degree from the University of Pittsburgh.  In 2014, she attained her Certified Records Manager designation. In her “free” time, she leads both of her daughters’ Girl Scout troops, is a council delegate, and a member of her local Girl Scout service unit team.