Office of Government Information Services (OGIS)

Contact Us/Submit Comments

The National Archives and Records Administration encourages your questions and comments about and suggestions for the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee. We invite you to submit your written comments to the Committee by email, mail, or fax.

Contact the FOIA Advisory Committee

By Email:

foia-advisory-committee@nara.gov
 

By Mail:

National Archives and Records Administration
Office of Government Information Services
ATTN: FOIA Advisory Committee
8601 Adelphi Road - OGIS
College Park, MD 20740-6001
 

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The Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) is here to assist with Federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) issues. Please contact OGIS staff if you need assistance. If you are not sure how OGIS can assist you, or if you are unfamiliar with our process, please use our general main phone line or office email address. If you have already been working with a staff member on an issue, please contact him or her directly.

By Telephone:

Main: 202-741-5770

Main Toll-Free: 1-877-684-6448

If we do not immediately answer your call, please leave us a voicemail message clearly stating you name, contact information, and the reason for your call. We will return your call as quickly as possible. Due to an increase in demand for our mediation services, there may be a delay in our responses to phone calls and emails. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

 

By E-mail:

ogis@nara.gov

By Mail:

National Archives and Records Administration
Office of Government Information Services
8601 Adelphi Road - OGIS
College Park, MD 20740-6001

By Fax:

202-741-5769

Press Inquiries:

E-mail: public.affairs@nara.gov

OGIS Staff

Alina M. Semo
Director
E-mail: alina.semo@nara.gov
Phone: 202-741-5771

Martha Murphy
Deputy Director
E-mail: martha.murphy@nara.gov
Phone: 202-741-5772

Sheela Portonovo
Attorney Advisor
E-mail: sheela.portonovo@nara.gov
Phone: 202-741-5776

Carrie McGuire
Mediation Team Lead
Management and Program Analyst
E-mail: carrie.mcguire@nara.gov
Phone: 202-741-5774

Christa Lemelin
Mediation Team
Management and Program Analyst
E-mail: christa.lemelin@nara.gov
Phone: 202-741-5773

Dwaine Bacon
Mediation Team
Management and Program Analyst
Email: dwaine.bacon@nara.gov
Phone: 202-741-5778

Kirsten Mitchell
Compliance Team Lead
Management and Program Analyst
E-mail: kirsten.mitchell@nara.gov
Phone: 202-741-5775

Vacant
Compliance Team
Management and Program Analyst
Email:
Phone:

Vacant
Compliance Team
Management and Program Analyst
E-mail:
Phone:

Teresa A. Brady
Administrative Assistant
Email: teresa.brady@nara.gov

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>By Fax:

 

202-741-5769

Record Keeping Policy: As the Federal Advisory Committee Act requires, the Office of Government Information Services makes the Committee's records available for public inspection and copying at a single location. To arrange to view the records, please contact Kirsten B. Mitchell, the Committee's Designated Federal Officer (DFO).

Many of the Committee's records are available on our website. You can also request copies of the Committee's records under the Freedom of Information Act via FOIAonline or by writing to:

Joseph Scanlon
FOIA Officer, Office of the General Counsel
Room 3110
8601 Adelphi Road
College Park, MD 20740
Fax: 301-837-0293
Email: foia@nara.gov
 

Blog: Join the conversation about the FOIA Advisory Committee and its activities by following the Office of Government Information Service blog at https://foia.blogs.archives.gov/category/foia-advisory-committee/

General questions about the FOIA Advisory Committee: Direct general questions about the FOIA Advisory Committee or the technical nature of this website, including suggestions for improving it, to the Committee's Designated Federal Officer at the following:

Kirsten B. Mitchell
National Archives and Records Administration
Office of Government Information Services
ATTN: FOIA Advisory Committee DFO
8601 Adelphi Road - OGIS
College Park, MD 20740-6001
Email: kirsten.mitchell@nara.gov
Phone: 202-741-5775

If your comments refer to a specific page within this website, please include a URL or page title.

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