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

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Sunshine Week 2015 begins March 16th and the Department of Justice invites you to join us that day as we celebrate the many contributions made by FOIA professionals in the implementation of the Freedom of Information Act.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

OIP launches a new page on its website dedicated to the Best Practices Workshop series, allowing easy access to all of the resources connected with this initiative.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

New guidance discusses the importance of agencies making timely determinations on requests for expedited processing of FOIA requests and steps that can be taken to ensure this outcome. 

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Panelists at last week’s workshop highlighted how the implementation of new or existing technologies can benefit agency FOIA processes.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

At last week’s workshop a panel of frequent FOIA requesters highlighted the importance of regular and substantive communications with agencies as a best practice in FOIA administration.

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March 16, 2015
Washington, DC
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Melanie Ann Pustay


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(202) 514 - FOIA (3642)

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