Public Meeting Calendars/Schedules of Regents and Officers

Grace Cardiff filed this request with the Smithsonian Institution Office of General Counsel of the United States of America.
Tracking # 8648
Status
Completed

Communications

From: Grace Cardiff

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any written or electronic calendars, meeting , or appointment schedules kept as "agency records" within the meaning set forth by Consumer Federation of America v. Department of Agriculture, No. 05-5360 (D.C. Cir. 2006) by Regents (including Ex-Officio, Regent Emeritus, and non-Regent Committee Members of any Committee of the Board of Regents) and/or Officers (elected or appointed in accordance with section 5 of the current By-laws) describing the dates, times, locations, subjects and known attendees of any meetings/consultations engaged in with third-parties whilst in conduct of the business of the Smithsonian.

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,

Grace Cardiff

From: Smithsonian Records Requests

Ms. Cardiff,

Please find attached a letter acknowledging receipt of your request for Smithsonian records.

Sincerely,

Jessica Lauritzen
Paralegal Specialist

From: Grace Cardiff

Ms. Lauritzen,
Thank you for your acknowledgment of receipt.
As a point of clarification, the time period I for the request can be limited to the past calendar year from the date of the original request.
Thank you,
Grace Cardiff

From: Smithsonian Records Requests

Grace,

Thank you for the clarification.

Sincerely,

Jessica Sanet
Assistant General Counsel

From: Smithsonian Records Requests

Ms. Cardiff,

Would you mind giving me a call at 202.633.5115 to discuss your request when you have a moment?

Many thanks,
Jessica

From: Sanet, Jessica

Good morning, Ms. Cardiff,

Just in case this got buried in your inbox, would you please call me at 202.633.5115 to discuss your request when you have a moment? In the meantime, we are working to process the “written or electronic calendars, meeting , or appointment schedules kept as ‘agency records’ within the meaning set forth by Consumer Federation of America v. Department of Agriculture, No. 05-5360 (D.C. Cir. 2006) by Regents (including Ex-Officio, Regent Emeritus, and non-Regent Committee Members of any Committee of the Board of Regents)” and those of the Regents who are also “Officers (elected or appointed in accordance with section 5 of the current By-laws) describing the dates, times, locations, subjects and known attendees of any meetings/consultations engaged in with third-parties whilst in conduct of the business of the Smithsonian.”
Many thanks,
Jessica

From: Smithsonian Records Requests

Ms. Cardiff,

Please find attached a response to your request for Smithsonian records.

Sincerely,

Jessica Lauritzen
Paralegal Specialist

Files

pages

Close