Northern New Mexico Chapter of ARMA Board of Directors


Karen M Payne
IMERGE Consulting

Karen has been an ARMA member since 1990 and worked in information governance (IG) as a corporate Records Manager and as a self-employed consultant for over 25 years. Both prior to and since joining IMERGE, Karen has worked with clients in both the public and private sectors.

Karen has a BA from East Carolina University and an MBA from Wake Forest University. She has served as VP-Membership, Milwaukee; VP-Membership, ARMA-Rio Grande; Membership Director, NNMARMA; and has been President since July 2015.  She is a Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) and is active as a volunteer in local organizations.

Vice President

Geoff Kelly
Iron Mountain

Geoff Kelly is the District Manager for Iron Mountain. Based in Austin, Texas, Geoff travels throughout the Southwest. He began at Iron Mountain in 1994 as an Account Manager, and has been an Operations Manager, General Manager, Shredding Services Manager, Vice President, and Director of Facilities and Compliance before his current position. While with the company he has worked in Albuquerque, Los Angeles, San Diego and Chicago. Geoff received his BS in Business Administration and Management from California State Polytechnic University—Pomona. He has been an ARMA member for more than 20 years with several chapters in the Southwest.


Julie Filatoff
New Mexico State Treasurer

Julie is the Executive Assistant to the New Mexico State Treasurer. Prior to working in the State Treasurer's Office, she was a Marketing Coordinator for several engineering firms, a role that requires extreme organizational and recordkeeping skills.

Julie has a BA from California State University, Long Beach, in art and marketing. She has served on the boards of several non-profit arts organizations.

Julie also serves as NNM ARMA's Webmaster.