May 21, 2022

Video: Chief FOIA Officers Council Meeting (Recorded July 27, 2017)

The Chief FOIA Officers Council Meeting took place earlier today in Washington, DC.

A recording of the meeting is embedded below.

The Chief FOIA Officers Council is composed of the Deputy Director for Management of the Office of Management and Budget, the Director of OGIS, the Director of the Office of Information Policy (OIP) at the Department of Justice, and agency Chief FOIA Officers. The Director of OGIS and the Director of OIP serve as co-chairs.

The Council is charged with:

  • developing recommendations for increasing FOIA compliance and efficiency;
    disseminating information about agency experiences, ideas, best practices, and innovative approaches related to FOIA;
  • identifying, developing, and coordinating initiatives to increase transparency and compliance with FOIA; and
  • promoting the development and use of common performance measures for agency compliance with FOIA.

Direct to Meeting Agenda and List of Speakers/Panelists

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.