Records of Direct Hire Authority Hires (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs)

Kat B filed this request with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs of the United States of America.
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From: Kat B

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

All records of employees hired under Direct Hire Authority from January 20, 2017

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.


Kat B


Dear Ms. Kat B,:

This letter acknowledges receipt of your electronic Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) dated March 17, 2018, in which you are requesting "all records of employees hired under Direct Hire Authority from January 20, 2017."

The FOIA Service received your request on March 19, 2018, and assigned it FOIA tracking number 18-07633-F. Please refer to this number when communicating with the VA about this request.

The records you requested are maintained at the Office of Deputy Assistant Secretary for Human Resources Management. Your request has been referred to Ms. Karmen Young at the following address:

Department of Veterans Affairs
Office of Deputy Assistant Secretary for
Human Resources Management (HRM)
ATTN: Karmen Young
810 Vermont Avenue, NW
(054A) VACO
Washington, DC 20420
Telephone: (202) 461-4450
Facsimile: (202) 273-7871

Questions regarding the status of your request should be directed to Ms. Young.

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.


Barbara J. Brown
Government Information Specialist, FOIA Service
Office of Privacy, Quality, Privacy, and Risk (QPR)
Office of Information and Technology (OI&T)

202-632-7382 (Telephone)
202-400-5958 (Mobile)
202-632-7581 (Fax)
Hotline: 1-877-750-3642

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Good morning,

Please contact Ms. Karmen Young at the contact information in your acknowledgment letter below for the status of your request. Thank you.