|Multi Request||Pride Month 2017, 2018, 2019|
|Submitted||July 1, 2019|
|Due||July 30, 2019|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:
Copies of records mentioning or describing Pride Month activities, events or observances in 2017, 2018 or 2019. This includes, but is not limited to:
* pride flag
* emails, memos, letters, and other communications with OGAs or the White House
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.
Dear Ms. Best:
This letter acknowledges receipt of your electronic Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) dated July 1, 2019, requesting "copies of records mentioning or describing Pride Month activities, events or observances in 2017, 2018 or 2019. Includes, but not limited to:
*emails, memos, letters, and other communications with OGAs or the White House."
The FOIA Service received your request on July 1, 2019, and assigned it FOIA tracking number 19-09181-F. Please refer to this number when communicating with the VA about this request.
The records you requested are maintained at Office of Assistant Secretary for Public & Intergovernmental Affairs. Your request has been referred to Ms. Anita Major at the following address:
Department of Veterans Affairs
Office of Assistant Secretary for Public
& Intergovernmental Affairs
ATTN: Anita Major
810 Vermont Avenue, NW (002) VACO
Washington, DC 20420
Office: (202) 461-7440
Facsimile: (202) 495-5228
Barbara J. Brown
Government Information Specialist, FOIA Service
Office of Quality, Performance, and Risk (QPR)
Office of Information and Technology (OI&T)
[cid:image001.png@01D53650.0856FDA0] QPR's Mission Statement:
"To lead a culture of quality and accountability to drive an exceptional Veteran and customer experience."
These messages and attachments are For Official Use Only, not to be shared outside intended parties, and may be exempt from disclosure pursuant to 5 U.S.C. § 552. If you received these messages and attachments in error, you must inform the FOIA Officer and destroy them immediately.
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information Act request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 1, 2019. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response. You had assigned it reference number #19-09181-F.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.
Please contact Ms. Anita Major at the contact information in the acknowledgement email below to check the status of your FOIA request. Once the request is transferred to the appropriate office where the records are located, it concludes the FOIA Service office’s involvement with the request. Thank you.