The next meeting of the 2022-2024 term of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee is on Thursday, December 1, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET. This virtual meeting is open to the public and registration is required if you wish to make public comments. Please register here by 11:59 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 29 to receive an email with a link and telephone number for accessing the meeting. Members of the public participating in the meeting via the link may comment or raise questions via telephone during the last 15 minutes of the meeting. You are also welcome to submit written comments at any time by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. We also will livestream the meeting on the National Archives and Records Administration’s YouTube channel but those viewing on YouTube will not be able to make public comments.
The Committee will hear from a panel who will discuss Complex FOIA Requests and Litigation. The panelists are Ryan Mulvey, Policy Counsel, Americans for Prosperity Foundation; Katie Townsend, Deputy Executive Director and Legal Director, Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press; and Anne Weismann, formerly Chief Counsel, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW).
Additionally, the meeting agenda includes brief updates from the three subcommittees. At its second meeting in September, the fifth term of the FOIA Advisory Committee formed three subcommittees—Implementation, Modernization, and Resources—for the 2022-2024 term.
All meeting materials will be posted on the FOIA Advisory Committee website.