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

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

This month’s Best Practices Workshop has been rescheduled to October 28th. All agency personnel and interested members of the public are invited to attend as we discuss best practices in FOIA administration from the FOIA requester’s perspective.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Today OIP issues guidelines for agencies' 2015 Chief FOIA Officer Reports and announces a refresher training seminar on the preparation of both the 2015 Chief FOIA Officer Reports and the FY 2014 Annual FOIA Reports.

Monday, September 8, 2014

GSA's 18F team highlights efforts towards our National Action Plan commitment to develop a consolidated FOIA request service.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Celebrating the fifth year of the President's and Attorney General's FOIA Memoranda, today OIP releases its newly revamped assessment of Agencies' 2014 Chief FOIA Officer Reports and a series of Success Stories reported by key agencies.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Building off of discussions from the new Best Practices Workshop series, today OIP is issuing new guidance to agencies on reducing backlogs and improving timeliness.

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Melanie Ann Pustay
Director

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(202) 514 - FOIA (3642)

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