Smithsonian Board of Regents Meeting Minutes

Sarah Emerson filed this request with the Smithsonian Institution Office of General Counsel of the United States of America.


From: Sarah Emerson

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Copies of the Smithsonian Institution Board of Regents meeting minutes from the calendar years of 2015 and 2016.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes. They will be used in the course of reporting for Motherboard, VICE's science and tech site (

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, and I ask that this be processed in the "media" fee category. 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.


Sarah Emerson

From: Smithsonian Records Requests

Ms. Emerson,

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


Jessica Lauritzen
Paralegal Specialist