Join OGIS for April Meetings

National Archives Outdoors: Flowers blooming outside the National Archives. National Archives Identifier 286212967 Mark your calendars for two upcoming OGIS events! The next meeting of the 2022-2024 term of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee is on Thursday, April 4, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET. The Committee will discuss and vote … Continue reading Join OGIS for April Meetings

2024 FOIA Technology Showcase: Request for Information Published on SAM.gov

https://giphy.com/gifs/vintage-computer-go-l3vR2SwA3hfH4NtVC Go For It GIF by US National Archives via GIPHY. Planning for the NexGen FOIA Tech Showcase 2.0 is well underway! Capitalizing on the very successful 2022 NexGen FOIA Tech Showcase, the Chief FOIA Officers Council (CFOC) Technology Committee, in conjunction with The Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) at the National Archives and Records Administration … Continue reading 2024 FOIA Technology Showcase: Request for Information Published on SAM.gov

Giving Our Thanks this November

https://giphy.com/gifs/usnationalarchives-vintage-weird-irbY9jQpbV4Qg Vintage Dress Up by US National Archives via GIPHY. From National Archives Identifier 234273518. This week many Americans will gather with friends and/or family to celebrate Thanksgiving and give thanks. OGIS is no different as we all plan to share time with our loved ones. With that in mind, we also want to say … Continue reading Giving Our Thanks this November

Chief FOIA Officers Meeting Recap

https://giphy.com/gifs/usnationalarchives-vintage-throwback-3oz8xYn9tp0AbewbhS Welding World War II by US National Archives via GIPHY. From National Archives Identifier 535579. The Chief FOIA Officers Council (CFOC) met on November 9 to discuss a variety of topics of interest to Chief FOIA Officers and FOIA professionals. Deputy Archivist of the United States, Debra Steidel Wall, and Associate Attorney General of the … Continue reading Chief FOIA Officers Meeting Recap

Register for November 9 Chief FOIA Officers Meeting

https://giphy.com/gifs/usnationalarchives-archives-archivesgif-naid12065-iK45mgOPCt5MsqcKhq Your National Archives by US National Archives via GIPHY. From National Archives Identifier 12065. Plan to attend the next Chief FOIA Officers Council meeting at 10 a.m. ET on Thursday, November 9. The meeting is open to Chief FOIA Officers, FOIA professionals and the public. We invite you to either watch the livestream of the meeting … Continue reading Register for November 9 Chief FOIA Officers Meeting

Workshop on Using, Sharing Resources Set for October 25

https://giphy.com/gifs/usnationalarchives-archives-archivesgif-naid12065-896NyHxKgOwc8UoIar  Your National Archives by US National Archives via GIPHY. From National Archives Identifier 12065. Federal government employees are invited to a Chief FOIA Officers (CFO) Council best practices workshop from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 25. The Council’s Committee on Cross-Agency Collaboration and Innovation (COCACI) Resources Working Group is hosting  the … Continue reading Workshop on Using, Sharing Resources Set for October 25

Chief FOIA Officers Council Co-Chairs Issue Memo on FOIA.gov Interoperability Deadline, FOIAonline Sunset

https://giphy.com/gifs/usnationalarchives-vintage-mail-postal-worker-QyLeEG8FwmCrdTJGIV Sorting World War II GIF by US National Archives via GIPHY. From National Archives Identifier 17800. The co-chairs of the Chief FOIA Officers Council issued a memo recently on FOIA.gov interoperability and the sunsetting of FOIAonline.  The purpose of the memo, sent to Chief FOIA Officers (CFOs) and available online, is three-fold:  to remind … Continue reading Chief FOIA Officers Council Co-Chairs Issue Memo on FOIA.gov Interoperability Deadline, FOIAonline Sunset

Chief FOIA Officers Council Meeting Recap

A new webpage cataloging Office of Government information Services (OGIS) recommendations and best practices, a model for analyzing FOIA programs and technology, and an update on an interactive search tool on FOIA.gov were among the matters discussed at the April 25, 2023, meeting of the Chief FOIA Officers Council.  Missed the meeting? Catch up by … Continue reading Chief FOIA Officers Council Meeting Recap

Register for the April 25 Chief FOIA Officers Council Meeting

https://giphy.com/gifs/doors-washington-dc-national-archives-3oz8xN5m2zcnRupgv6 Washington DC Doors by US National Archives via GIPHY. From National Archives Identifier 12065. Plan to attend the next Chief FOIA Officers Council meeting at 10 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, April 25. The meeting is open to Chief FOIA Officers, FOIA professionals and the public. We invite you to either watch the livestream of the … Continue reading Register for the April 25 Chief FOIA Officers Council Meeting

New Year, New Public Comments Form

Your Ideas Are Welcomed. War Production Board1942 – 1943. National Archives Identifier 534167 As we begin a new year and say “hello” to 2023, we have news to share: OGIS is excited to announce our new public comments form. This new tool allows the public to submit their comments to the FOIA Advisory Committee, the Chief FOIA … Continue reading New Year, New Public Comments Form