New Chief Privacy Officer Introduction Meeting (OIA)

Jason Smathers filed this request with the Department of Homeland Security, Office of Intelligence & Analysis of the United States of America.
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From: Jason Smathers

To Whom It May Concern:

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

A copy of all handouts, presenter notes, power point slides, agendas, and recordings of the meeting that took place on Thursday, October 28, 2013 via teleconference concerning the New Chief Privacy Officer Introduction Meeting from 2-3pm.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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.


Jason Smathers


To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Nov. 27, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.


This is a response to your Freedom of Information Act request, reproduced below, for records pertaining to a meeting on October 24, 2013 (please note the correct date) during which time the new DHS Privacy Officer introduced herself to component personnel. The Office of Intelligence and Analysis, which participated in this meeting by telephone, has no records responsive to your request. Since the meeting was called at the request of the DHS Privacy Officer, you may wish to submit your request to the DHS Privacy Office.

If you construe this action to be a denial of access to your request, you may submit an administrative appeal following the requirements in 6 C.F.R. 5.9, which is available at

From: Waters, Priscilla

Good afternoon Mr. Smathers,

Please find attached a final response to your FOIA request to DHS I&A.


FOIA Officer
Department of Homeland Security
Office of Intelligence and Analysis
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