Background


Melanie Ann
Pustay became the Director of the Office of Information Policy of the United
States Department of Justice in 2007. The Office of Information Policy is
responsible for developing guidance for Executive Branch agencies on the Freedom
of Information Act (FOIA), for ensuring that the President’s FOIA Memorandum
and the Attorney General’s FOIA Guidelines are fully implemented across the
government, and for overseeing agency compliance with the law.


Before
becoming Director, Ms. Pustay served for eight years as Deputy Director of OIP,
where she was responsible for the Department’s responses to access requests
made to the Department’s Senior Leadership Offices, including the Offices of
the Attorney General, Deputy Attorney General, and Associate Attorney General.
Beginning in 2003 and continuing today, she has worked extensively with
government officials in other countries to assist those officials in
implementing their own openness-in-government initiatives.


Ms. Pustay
has received the Attorney General’s Distinguished Service Award for her role in
providing legal advice, guidance, and assistance on records disclosure issues.
She graduated from American University’s Washington College of Law where she served
on Law Review.


Below, you
will find emails to/from Ms. Pustay, as released under the Freedom of
Information Act (FOIA).


E-Mail Archive



 FOIA
Related E-Mail, First 200 Pages, July 1, 2012 and November 1, 2012

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