The U.S. Office of Government Ethics (OGE) has designated Program Counsel Shelley Finlayson as its Acting 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, 202-482-9267 (TTY 800-877-8339), to answer any questions FOIA requesters have about the status of the processing of their requests.
In addition, OGE's FOIA Officer Arthur A. Lopex (Tel. 202-482-9316) has been designated as the OGE FOIA Public Liaison, who can answer any concerns about OGE's FOIA Requester Service Center.
OGE has also designated Assistant Counsel Rachel Dowell 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. Lopez as OGE's FOIA Officer.
In 2007, OGE published technical amendments to its FOIA regulation to generally reflect most of these designations as well as to update certain OGE contact information (see 72 FR 49127-49128 (August 28, 2007). (PDF) (HTML)