Office of Government Information Services (OGIS)

January 27, 2015 Meeting

WHAT: The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee will host an open meeting on Tuesday, January 27, 2015. The meeting is open to the public and will focus on the FOIA issues on which the Committee will focus its efforts: FOIA oversight and accountability, proactive disclosures, and FOIA fees. The media is welcome to attend.

DATE AND TIME: The meeting will be held on January 27, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. EST. Registration for the meeting must be completed on or before 5:00 p.m. EST January 26, 2015.

LOCATION: National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); 700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW; Archivist's Reception Room (Room 105); Washington, DC 20408.
WHO: Speakers will include Nikki Gramian, FOIA Advisory Committee Acting Chair, and FOIA Advisory Committee Members.


Welcome and Introductions


    * Meeting Agenda
    * Approval of minutes of October 21, 2014 meeting

    * Vote on November 13, 2014 Draft Bylaws

    * Subcommittee Reports

    Subcommittee Reports – continued

    Public Comments

    AGENDA AND MEETING MATERIALS: All meeting materials will be made available to the public at and

    The meeting is open to the public. Those interested in attending the meeting in person are required to register in advance and will be subject to security screening.
    Attendees are required to show one form of Government-issued photo identification (e.g. driver’s license) to gain admittance. Seating in the meeting room is limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. All persons who are interested in being on-site for the meeting must register online via Eventbrite at Members of the media who wish to register and those who are unable to register via Eventbrite should contact Christa Lemelin at or 202-741-5773.

    The National Archives and Records Administration welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee meetings and will make every effort to accommodate persons with physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special accommodations, Christa Lemelin at the phone number, mailing address, or email address listed above.

    Individuals who did not receive registration confirmation will not be admitted to the meeting.


    Date Created: Dec 15, 2014 | Last Reviewed: Jan 23, 2015 | Modified: Jan 23, 2015