Office of Information Policy

Office of Information Policy

Office of Information Policy

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Meet the Director

Meet the Director

Melanie Ann Pustay Director of the Office of Information Policy
Director, Office of Information Policy

Melanie Ann Pustay became the Director of the Office of Information Policy of the United States Department of Justice in 2007.

The FOIA Post

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

OIP's series of best practices events highlighted strategies for success for those agencies which receive a small volume of FOIA requests and by those agencies which have reduced their backlogs of FOIA requests and appeals.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

The Justice Department will once again celebrate the start of Sunshine Week with a kickoff event at the Robert F. Kennedy Building. Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the FOIA at this year's event, the Department asks for your nominations for the 2016 Sunshine Week FOIA Awards.

Thursday, January 7, 2016

The Department of Justice recently took an important step in reinforcing the principles outlined in the 2009 FOIA Guidelines and the Open Government Directive through updated employee performance standards.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Launched last year, OIP’s Best Practices Workshop series continues with a new slate of topics.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Memorandum from Acting Associate Attorney General Stuart Delery to federal agency leadership emphasizes the need for FOIA training and the availability of OIP’s electronic training resources.

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February 17, 2016
Washington, DC
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Melanie Ann Pustay


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(202) 514 - FOIA (3642)

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