Don’t Miss Our Second Annual Open Meeting: May 18, 2018

We are opening our doors for public comments on May 18, 2018. (NARA Identifier 7859193)

Registration is now open for our Second Annual Open Meeting on Friday, May 18, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to noon in the William G. McGowan Theater at the National Archives.

The purpose of the meeting is to provide the public with an update on OGIS’s activities, and give interested persons an opportunity to present oral or written statements. During the meeting, Director Semo will highlight our work and observations during Fiscal Year (FY) 2017, and discuss our plans for the remainder of FY 2018. We will also have a panel discussion about the recently-passed recommendations of the FOIA Advisory Committee, after which we will open the floor for public comments.

If you have thoughts to share about our work but cannot join us in person, we encourage you to submit a written statement to You can also watch all of the action via the livestream on NARA’s YouTube Channel, and use the comment function to share your views.

Be sure to check out our Annual Open Meeting webpage to see the meeting’s agenda and other materials as they become available.