Moniz audio

Todd Shepherd filed this request with the Department of Energy of the United States of America.
Tracking # HQ-2017-00436-F
Status
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Communications

From: Todd Shepherd

To Whom It May Concern:

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

• all audio recordings of Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, speaking with a journalist or journalists, or speaking before an audience, which audio recordings were made by or maintained by or are in in the custody of either Secretary Moniz and/or any member of the Energy Department’s media team and/or press team.

I wish to exclude all audio of testimony to congress or any audio of any other publicly available hearing.

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,

Todd Shepherd

From: Marquez, Yvonne A. (CONTR)

Hello Mr. Shepard,

Attached please find the Acknowledgement letter pertaining to your FOIA request dated January 18th. I would like to speak with you regarding the parameters of your request. If possible please let me know the best time and number to contact you tomorrow January 25th.
Best regards,

Yvonne A. Marquez, Esq.
Central Research, Contractor to the
U.S. Department of Energy
1000 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20585
202-287-6686

  • HQ-2017-00436-F Acknowledgement Letter 1.23.2017 Signed.docx

From: Marquez, Yvonne A. (CONTR)

Hello Mr. Shepherd,

Just following up on my email request to speak with you this week regarding your FOIA search and hopefully defining search parameters. I am in the office all day today until 4:45pm. Please feel free to call me or I can call you at a convenient time. Please let me know at you earliest convenience.
Best regards,
Yvonne

From: Marquez, Yvonne A. (CONTR)

Hello Mr. Shepherd,

Attached please find an interim response to your request number HQ-2017-00436-F. Please contact me with any questions.

Thank you,

Yvonne A. Marquez, Esq.
Central Research, Contractor to the
U.S. Department of Energy
1000 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20585
202-287-6686

From: Marquez, Yvonne A. (CONTR)

Good Morning Mr. Shepherd,
I am working to complete a partial response for you. I hope to get it out soon. It is currently in the review stage. Can you let me know when would be a good time to call you so we can further discuss the process and what number is best.

Thank you,

Yvonne A. Marquez, Esq.
Central Research, Contractor to the
U.S. Department of Energy
1000 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20585
202-287-6686

From: Marquez, Yvonne A. (CONTR)

Good morning,

Yes I would love to speak to you regarding the status. I have left a couple of messages for you in the past month yet have not heard back. Please let me know when would be a good time to call you today and what number is best. I have 405-274-2800 ext 111.
Thanks,
Yvonne

From: Todd Shepherd

Hi Yvonne:

Please relay your office number to me, or call me at my desk number, 202-459-4970.

The (405) number is my cell, and there is no extension needed to reach me at that number.

Thanks,

ts

From: Marquez, Yvonne A. (CONTR)

Hello,
Thank you. I left you a message, yet feel free to call me at 202 -287-6686. I will be in a meeting from 1pm to 2pm.

Thank you,
Yvonne

From: Marquez, Yvonne A. (CONTR)

Good morning Mr. Shepherd,

Thank you for speaking to me yesterday, April 17, 2017 regarding your FOIA request HQ-2017-00436-F. Our office is still processing your request and will be providing you a partial response soon. We did discuss that for the remaining 68 audio files that are responsive to your request that you would accepted a list of titles of the files to review. After your review you would then file a new FOIA request for either some or all of the files which meet your purposes.

Therefore after we release the initial 16 files we will close out your request. I thank you for your time and patience through this process. Please contact me with any questions. Please send me an email back stating your agree with the above and I look forward to completing your request.

Sincerely,

Yvonne A. Marquez, Esq.
Central Research, Contractor to the
U.S. Department of Energy
1000 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20585
202-287-6686

From: Marquez, Yvonne A. (CONTR)

Good morning Mr. Shepherd,
Hope all is well. May you please send me an email confirming out conversation on Monday April 17th. Your file is currently at second level review and next will go to our General Counsel before release, yet would like to confirm that you will also take a “list” of the remaining files. I will need to include this list in the review so please confirm via email at your earliest convenience.

Thank you,
Yvonne Marquez

From: Vayner, Roman (CONTR)

Dear Mr. Shepherd,

I have taken over processing this request from the previous analyst. Are you available to briefly discuss the status and next steps? If so, please let me know the best time and number to reach you, and I would be glad to give you a call. Thank you and I look forward to connecting.
Best,
Roman

Roman Vayner, Esq., CIPP/US
FOIA Analyst
Central Research, Inc. Contractor
U.S. Department of Energy
1000 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20585
(414 )628-9099

From: Department of Energy

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