All email correspondence between top VA officials and VA leadership team

Jasper Craven filed this request with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs of the United States of America.
Tracking # 17-13176-F, 17-13182-F, 17-13183-F, 17-13186-F
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From: Jasper Craven

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

All email correspondence between top VA leadership -- including VA Secretary, Chief of Staff, Assistant Secretary for VA’s Office of Congressional and Legislative Affairs, General Counsel, Assistant Secretary for Public and Intergovernmental Affairs --- and officials at the Concerned Veterans For America with email addresses ending in "@cv4a.org" between Jan. 20 and present day.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Jasper Craven

From: Brown, Barbara (VACO FOIA)

Good morning,

This email acknowledges receipt of your FOIA request dated September 26, 2017, requesting all email correspondence between top VA officials, et al, between Jan 20 to present day. The FOIA Service Office received your request on September 26, 2017. Please confirm the year for beginning the search starting January 20? Thank you.

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Barbara J. Brown

Government Information Specialist

FOIA Service (005R1C)

Quality, Privacy, and Risk (QPR)

Office of Information and Technology

202-632-7382 (Telephone)

202-400-5958 (Mobile)

202-632-7581 (Fax)

Hotline: 1-877-750-3642

Please take a moment and let us know how we did by completing a quick evaluation: Got a minute? Rate Our Service!<https://vaww.vashare.oit.va.gov/sites/QPR/Lists/QPR%20Customer%20Satisifaction%20Evaluation/Item/newifs.aspx>

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QPR's Mission Statement:
"To instill and promote a culture of quality, privacy and risk management in collaboration with our business partners to enable a better Veteran experience."

From: Brown, Barbara (VACO FOIA)

Dear Mr. Craven:

This letter acknowledges receipt of your electronic Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request seeking all email communications between top VA Leadership and officials at the Concerned Veterans for America with email addresses ending in "@cv4a.org" between January 20 and present day.

The FOIA Service received your request on September 26, 2017, and assigned it FOIA tracking numbers 17-13176-F, 17-13182-F, 17-13183-F, and 17-13186-F. Please refer to these numbers when communicating with the VA about this request.

The records you requested are maintained at the Office of the Executive Secretary; the Office of General Counsel; the Assistant Secretary, Public and Intergovernmental Affairs; and the Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Legislative Affairs. Your request has been referred to Ms. Lisa Matuszczak, Ms. M. Renee Baxter, Ms. Anita Major, and
Ms. Regina Mack-Abney at the following addresses:

Department of Veterans Affairs Department of Veterans Affairs

Office of the Executive Secretary Office of General Counsel

Attn: Lisa Matuszczak Attn: M. Renee Baxter

810 Vermont Ave., NW 810 Vermont Ave., NW (026)

Washington, DC 20420 Washington, DC 20420

Office: (202) 461-4857 Office: (202) 461-7860

Facsimile: (202) 273-4880 Facsimile: (202) 273-9299

Email: OSVAFOIA@va.gov<mailto:OSVAFOIA@va.gov> Email: ogcfoiarequests@va.gov<mailto:ogcfoiarequests@va.gov>

Department of Veterans Affairs Department of Veterans Affairs

Assistant Secretary, Public and Assistant Secretary for Congressional

Intergovernmental Affairs and Legislative Affairs

Attn: Anita Major Attn: Regina Mack-Abney

810 Vermont Ave., NW (002) 810 Vermont Ave., NW (009)

Washington, DC 20420 Washington, DC 20420

Office: (202) 461-7430 Office: (202) 461-6459

Facsimile: (202) 495-5228 Facsimile: (202) 273-6792

Questions regarding the status of your request should be directed to Ms. Matuszczak, Ms. M. Renee Baxter, Ms. Anita Major, or Ms. Mack-Abney.

We appreciate your interest in the VA. If you have any further questions concerning this letter, you may contact Ms. Barbara Brown at (202) 632-7382.

Sincerely,

Barbara J. Brown

Government Information Specialist

FOIA Service (005R1C)

Quality, Privacy, and Risk (QPR)

Office of Information and Technology

202-632-7382 (Telephone)

202-400-5958 (Mobile)

202-632-7581 (Fax)

Hotline: 1-877-750-3642

Please take a moment and let us know how we did by completing a quick evaluation: Got a minute? Rate Our Service!<https://vaww.vashare.oit.va.gov/sites/QPR/Lists/QPR%20Customer%20Satisifaction%20Evaluation/Item/newifs.aspx>

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QPR's Mission Statement:
"To instill and promote a culture of quality, privacy and risk management in collaboration with our business partners to enable a better Veteran experience."

From: Baxter, M. Renee (OGC)

Mr. Cravens,

Attached the OGC acknowledgement of your FOIA request dated September 26, 2017.

M. Reneé Baxter
OGC FOIA Officer (VACO)
FOIA, Privacy, and Records Management
Office of General Counsel (026)
810 Vermont Avenue, NW (1175H)
Washington, DC 20420
FOIA Requester Line: (202) 461-7860/ FAX (202) 273-9299

CWS: 1ST Friday

VA Core Values: Integrity Commitment Advocacy Respect Excellence
VA Core Characteristics: Trustworthy | Accessible | Quality | Innovative | Agile | Integrated

"This e-mail and any attachments are intended only for the use of the addressee(s) named herein and may contain privileged and/or confidential information. If you are not the intended recipient of this e-mail, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution or copying of this e-mail, and any attachments thereto, is strictly prohibited. If you have received this e-mail in error, please notify me via return e-mail and via telephone at (202)461-7862 and permanently delete the original and any copy of any e-mail and any printout thereof."

From: Jasper Craven

Renee,

Thank you for your work on this request. Please don't hesitate to contact me directly with any updates or concerns. jclarkcraven@gmail.com

From: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Mr. Craven,

Attached is the response from the Office of General Counsel to your September 26, 2017, Freedom of Information Act request.

Thank you for your interest in the VA.

M. Reneé Baxter
OGC FOIA Officer (VACO)
FOIA, Privacy, and Records Management
Office of General Counsel (026)
810 Vermont Avenue, NW (1175H)
Washington, DC 20420
Office: (202) 461-7862 (8:00 - 5:30)
FOIA Requester Line: (202) 461-7860/ FAX (202) 273-9299

CWS: 1ST Friday
Telework: 2nd Tuesday Cell (202) 285-1430

VA Core Values: Integrity Commitment Advocacy Respect Excellence
VA Core Characteristics: Trustworthy | Accessible | Quality | Innovative | Agile | Integrated

"This e-mail and any attachments are intended only for the use of the addressee(s) named herein and may contain privileged and/or confidential information. If you are not the intended recipient of this e-mail, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution or copying of this e-mail, and any attachments thereto, is strictly prohibited. If you have received this e-mail in error, please notify me via return e-mail and via telephone at (202)461-7862 and permanently delete the original and any copy of any e-mail and any printout thereof."

From: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

A letter stating that the request appeal has been received and is being processed.

From: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Dear Mr. Jasper Craven, attached is OSVA's agency decision letter in response to your FOIA request (tracking number #17-13176-F). Should you have questions concerning the attached letter, please contact OSVAFOIA@va.gov<mailto:OSVAFOIA@va.gov>.
Sincerely,
OSVA FOIA Office
Department of Veterans Affairs

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