FOIA Advisory Committee

Office of Government Information Services

Oversight and Accountability Subcommittee

Members

  • Martin Michalosky, Co-Chair, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

  • Mark S. Zaid, Co-Chair, Law Office of Mark S. Zaid, P.C.

  • Andrew Becker, The Center for Investigative Reporting

  • Brentin V. Evitt, Defense Intelligence Agency

  • James Hogan, U.S. Department of Defense

  • Nate Jones, National Security Archive
  • Ramona Branch Oliver, U.S. Department of Labor

  • David Pritzker, Administrative Conference of the United States

  • Anne Weismann, Campaign for Accountability

Subcommittee Documents

White Paper - FOIA Program Review - April 2016

Request for Public Comments on the Role of FOIA Public Liaisons - Posted February 2, 2016

Request for Public Comments on the Role of FOIA Public Liaisons - DRAFT - January 15, 2016

Meeting Minutes - January 12, 2016

FOIA Public Liaison Poll Results White Paper - Draft - October 15, 2015

Meeting Minutes - October 8, 2015

FOIA Public Liaisons Survey Results (Excel Spreadsheet) - July 23, 2015

Draft FOIA Public Liaisons Survey sent to NARA Chief Operating Officer for Approval - May 15, 2015

Meeting with Department of Justice's Office of Information Policy Minutes - January 13, 2015

Meeting Minutes - December 10, 2014

Meeting Agenda and Outcomes - September 30, 2014

Related Resources

Presidential

E.O. 13392 (Improving Agency Disclosure of Information) of Dec 14th, 2005, 70 Fed. Reg. 75373 (Dec. 19, 2005).

Presidential Memorandum for Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies Concerning the Freedom of Information Act, 74 Fed. Reg. 4683 (Jan. 21, 2009).

Congressional

U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary

U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

Department of Justice Office of Information Policy (OIP)

Annual FOIA Reports and Chief Officer Reports


The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. § 552


Department of Justice (DOJ) FOIA Litigation Reports

"FOIA Update: Litigation Review Yields Greater Disclosure." FOIA Update: Litigation Review Yields Greater Disclosure. FOIA Update Vol. XV, No. 4. Department of Justice Office of Information Policy, 1 Jan. 1994. Web. 26 Jan. 2015. <http://www.justice.gov/oip/blog/foia-update-litigation-review-yields-greater-disclosure>.

DOJ OIP Guidance. Notifying Requesters of Mediation Services Offered by OGIS. July 9, 2010.

Office of Government Information Services (OGIS)

Excerpts of the OPEN Government Act of 2007 that enacted the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) and other aspects of agency compliance and service.

OGIS Blog Posts. FOIA Public Liaisons. Various Dates.

OGIS Compliance Program

OGIS Recommendations

U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) Audits and Reports

Agency Audits, Reports and Review