ASAP is Proud to Announce the Winners of our 2016 Diane Flores Korwin Scholarship

Please congratulate Cynthia Perez sponsored by Amy McNulty and Jordan Stearns sponsored by Karen Finnegan Meyers on this wonderful achievement. Ms. Perez and Mr. Stearns each submitted an essay on "Why the FOIA, Information Access, or Privacy Matters to Them." To view their winning essays please visit our website here! We thank all of our candidates and sponsors for participating in this event.

Training Opportunities for FY2017
Please click here for FY2017 Training Opportunities.

2017 Sunshine Sale!
To wrap up March, we wanted to remind you that ASAP is having a Sunshine Sale on our webinars! We have been announcing these sales on Facebook and Twitter with special pricing happening since March 1 - so, if you haven't already, be sure to follow and like us @ASAPAccessPro! As a part of this month long sale (after all, March is full of madness!), we have been offering a 20 percent discount on our webinars from March 1 – 31, 2017.

To register, hover on Training and Education Programs at the top of the screen. When the drop down menu appears, click on Webinars. When you log in, the menu items will include the webinars. Use promo code SUNSHINE. (The system recognizes members and nonmembers, so the correct pricing will appear.)

Denver Workshop Update
Special Note for Records Managers: The ICRM preapproved the Denver Workshop for 11.5 CMP!

The FOIA-Privacy Act Workshop (including Records Management) is scheduled for May 11-12, 2017 at the recently renovated Denver Magnolia Hotel. All details regarding the educational sessions, registration procedures, registration fees (tuition), hotel costs and policies are posted at

Reminder, ASAP Board of Directors Elections
All ASAP members in good standing as of September 30, 2016 are eligible to vote in the ASAP Board of Directors elections, currently underway. The deadline to return your ballot is December 19, 2016. The preferred method of voting is for you to complete the ballot at You may also contact the ASAP office at or 202-712-9054 and request an alternative ballot, as some members may not be able to access SurveyMonkey.

Advanced Information Governance Training
If you are a Privacy Officer, Records Officer, FOIA Officer, or Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, your work aligns with that of your fellow information governance officers. If you occupy or support one of these key roles, this may well be the most beneficial training you will ever receive. For more information and to register click here!

Webinars! Webinars! Webinars! — The member price on 4 (four) of our webinars is now discounted to $49 and the nonmember price is now $79. We are also recording a video production of the Introduction to the FOIA webinar and providing an update on Exemption 5. For additional details, visit our website at

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