FOIA focus

Freedom of Information Act

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.