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
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General Membership Meeting
On October 27, 2016 ASAP will hold its General Membership Meeting directly after our Food For Thought at Carmine's in Washington, D.C. The General Membership Meeting is open to all and free of charge. If you would like to attend only the General Membership Meeting, please arrive at Carmine's no later than 1:45 pm.

October 27, 2016 Food for Thought Training
We are happy to announce our next Food for Thought training, scheduled for October 27, 2016 at Carmine's in Washington D.C. Please come join us for this training which will focus on The FOIA Improvement Act of 2016. There are plenty of changes you need to know about with this new legislation, and we are extremely pleased that this session will be taught by the best! ASAP President Amy Bennett from the Office of Government Information Services, NARA and Director Melanie Pustay, Office of Information Policy, US Department of Justice will guide attendees through the important changes in the Act. For details and registration, please visit our website here!

ASAP 2017 Call for Nominations — Attention ASAP Members in Good Standing as of September 30, 2016
Don’t forget that we are seeking candidates to fill the officer positions of president and secretary and three director-at-large positions. All terms are for two-years, January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2018. To view more information or to complete the submission form, please 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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