Want to join us in person for the Wednesday March 20, 2019, meeting of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee? Midnight Sunday March 17, 2019—St. Patrick’s Day—is the deadline for registering to attend the meeting, to be held from 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. EDT in the William G. McGowan Theater at the National Archives in Washington, DC.
Don’t live in the DC area—or can’t make it to the National Archives? We hope you’ll join us via live stream on the National Archives YouTube channel.
The meeting will include an academic snapshot of the administration of FOIA, updates from the Committee’s three subcommittees—Time/Volume, Vision, and Records Management; and an overview of OGIS’s work as the FOIA Ombudsman. Check out the complete agenda here.
FOIA Advisory Committee members are from both inside and outside of government, are appointed by the Archivist of the United States, and are tasked with studying FOIA across the government, soliciting public comments, and recommending FOIA improvements to the Archivist.
You can keep up with the Committee’s work be visiting the Committee’s webpage or reading this blog, FOIA Ombudsman.