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Office of Government Information Services Annual Meeting

National Archives Building

Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EDT

The federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Ombudsman's office, the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS), will host its annual public meeting in accordance with the FOIA statute. 

This meeting is open to the public in accordance with FOIA provisions at 5 U.S.C. § 552(h)(6). We will post all meeting materials at OGIS’s 2022 Report for Fiscal Year 2021 was posted on May 26, 2022, at The report summarizes OGIS’s work, in accordance with FOIA provisions at 5 U.S.C. § 552(h)(4)(A).

We will also hold two panel discussions - the first panel will discuss Estimated Dates of Completion (EDCs), and the second panel will discuss the Final Report and Recommendations of the 2020-2022 term of the FOIA Advisory Committee. You may submit extensive written statements or comments for OGIS to consider by emailing You may also submit written comments during the meeting either via Webex or NARA YouTube chat functions. We will not address individual OGIS cases or specific FOIA requests. If you are interested in presenting oral statements at the meeting you must register in advance via the Eventbrite link below. Each individual will be limited to three minutes each.

For further information contact: Martha Murphy by email at or by telephone at 202.741.5770.

How to attend:

This virtual meeting is open to the public. You must register in advance through the Eventbrite link, if you wish to attend, and you must include an email address so that we can send you access information. To request accommodations (e.g., a transcript), email or call 202.741.5770. Members of the media who wish to register, those who are unable to register online, and those who require special accommodations, should contact Martha Murphy (contact information listed above).  



All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.