The Freedom of Information Act is a 1966 law that allows individuals and organizations to request documents, emails and more from federal agencies.
The Postal Service recently honored several employees for their efforts to respond to Freedom of Information Act requests.
These employees received recognition:
- Tyrone Dash, a Postal Police sergeant with the Inspection Service’s Charlotte, NC, Division
- Jeannette Grant, a project management analyst in Accounting Services at USPS headquarters in Washington, DC
- Anthony Kessler, a computer operations contractor in Eagan, MN
- John Loch, a contractor in the Wilkes-Barre, PA, Solutions Center
- Marina Dejo-Nicholson, a labor relations systems manager at USPS headquarters
- Merl Lynn Stanley, a sales support specialist in Springfield, MO
- Charles Wang, a database administrator in Raleigh, NC
- Tiffanie Woodland, an information disclosure technician in the Office of Independent Counsel at USPS headquarters
Each employee received a Chief FOIA Officer’s Award, a quarterly honor that recognizes postal workers who respond to requests in a timely manner and help USPS foster transparency.
FOIA is a 1966 law that allows individuals and organizations to request documents, emails and more from federal agencies.
The Freedom of Information Act Blue page has more information.