OGE FOIA Contact Information and FOIA Designations
The U.S. Office of Government Ethics (OGE) has designated Diana J. Veilleux as its Chief Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Officer with overall responsibilities under Executive Order 13392 of December 14, 2005 on Improving Agency Disclosure of Information. OGE has also established thereunder a FOIA Requester Service Center Telephone Number, 202-482-9211 (TTY 800-877-8339), to answer any questions FOIA requesters have about the status of the processing of their requests. FOIA requesters may also check the status of their FOIA requests online: FOIA Request Status Information.
In addition, OGE FOIA Officer Rachel Dowell (Tel. 202-482-9267) has been designated as the OGE FOIA Public Liaison, who can answer any concerns about OGE's FOIA Requester Service Center. Additionally, the OGE FOIA Public Liaison is available for assisting in reducing delays, increasing transparency and understanding of the status of requests, and assisting in the resolution of disputes.
OGE has also designated Assistant Counsel Jennifer Matis (Tel. 202-482-9216) as the Alternate FOIA Officer and Alternate Public Liaison for this Agency. FOIA requests should continue to be addressed in the first instance to Ms. Dowell as OGE's FOIA Officer.
Agency FOIA officials wishing to refer records to OGE for processing should follow these procedures:
- Records that do not contain Personally Identifiable Information (PII) or other sensitive information ONLY may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "FOIA Referral."
- Before sending any records that contain, or may contain, PII or other sensitive information, please contact the FOIA Officer or Alternate FOIA Officer at the above numbers. We will arrange for a secure way for you to transmit the records to OGE.