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
Photographs of a moving truck bringing personal belongings of the Clinton Family into the White House, with further photographs of moving staff bringing in boxes to interior rooms of the White House. The images were photographed by Bob McNeely on January 20, 1993. National Archives Identifier 176253365 Looking for updated information about the Chief FOIA … Continue reading Chief FOIA Officers Council Website on the Move
https://giphy.com/gifs/usnationalarchives-vintage-ZiEkOPWd1VB7i Women on the Warpath, ca. 1943 by US National Archives via GIPHY. From National Archives Identifier 93633. Mark your calendar and plan to attend the next Chief FOIA Officers Council meeting on Thursday, November 3 at 10:00 a.m. for some important updates. The meeting is open to Chief FOIA Officers, FOIA professionals and the … Continue reading Register for the Nov. 3 Chief FOIA Officers Council Meeting
Mark your calendars for two upcoming events! Please join us on April 7, 2022 as Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee members meet to discuss and vote on draft subcommittee recommendations. The virtual meeting starts at 10 a.m. ET on April 7. If you wish to speak during the public comment period of the … Continue reading April Showers Bring FOIA Meetings
On February 9th and 10th, 18 private-sector vendors convened virtually for the NexGen FOIA Tech Showcase. This event was held thanks to the collaborative efforts of the Technology Committee of the Chief FOIA Officers Council (CFO), the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) at the National Archives and Records Administration, and the Office of Information … Continue reading NexGen FOIA Tech Showcase Wrap-up
Attention Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requesters! The co-chairs of the Chief FOIA Officers Council will be available to listen to your comments about and experiences with the FOIA process from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST on Wednesday February 2, 2022. Please join Alina M. Semo and Bobak Talebian, the directors of the Office … Continue reading Chief FOIA Officers Council Co-chairs Seek Requester Input
NexGen FOIA Tech Showcase Set for February Are you interested in showcasing your company’s FOIA technology to an audience of FOIA professionals? The Chief FOIA Officers (CFO) Council’s Technology Committee, in conjunction with The Office of Information Services (OGIS) at the National Archives and Records Administration and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of … Continue reading FOIA Technology Showcase: Request for Information Published on SAM.gov!
There is still time to register for the upcoming Chief Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Officers Council meeting, which takes place virtually from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (EST) on Wednesday, November 17. The meeting is open to Chief FOIA Officers, FOIA professionals and the public. We invite you to either watch the livestream of … Continue reading Register now for the Chief FOIA Officers Council Meeting!
Washington Heritage Trail - Eastern Panhandle Orchards (National Archives ID: 7722747) Please mark your calendars for the next meeting of the Chief Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Officers Council, which will be held virtually on Wednesday November 17, 2021, starting at 10:00 am EST. The meeting is open to Chief FOIA Officers, FOIA professionals and … Continue reading Chief FOIA Officers Council meets November 17
Aerial Search for Icebergs (National Archives ID: 205581609) There is a wide gap in public understanding of agencies’ abilities to search their electronic archives and databases for records responsive to FOIA requests and the reality of agencies’ capabilities, according to a new paper, “FOIA Searches: Key Challenges and Findings,” published by a working group of … Continue reading Technology Committee Publishes Paper on FOIA Searches