Vote by December 4 for 2018-19 Officers and Directors!
ASAP Nominating Committee Chair Scott Hodes, and committee members Cindy Allard, Amy McNulty, Kathy Ray and Anne Weismann are pleased to submit the slate of candidates for the 2018-19 officer and director positions on the board. The positions up for election are vice-president, treasurer and three directors-at-large. All terms are two years. Please complete and submit a paper ballot to the ASAP office via email at or mail your ballot to American Society of Access Professionals, 1444 I St. NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005. Candidate bios are available on pages two and three of the paper ballot.

ASAP's Audit Report FYE 2016 is Now Available
The certified public accounting firm of Barnes, Givens & Barnes, Ltd. recently completed its audit of ASAP finances for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2016. The audit report is available for inspection in the ASAP offices between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm.

November 16, 2017 - Food for Thought
Tom Blanton will present The FOIA Ecosystem: We’re All in This Together at our upcoming 'Food for Thought' Training at Carmine’s in Washington, D.C. Be prepared to be entertained! For details and registration click here!

November 16, 2017 – ASAP General Membership Meeting
The ASAP General Membership Meeting will be held immediately after the 'Food for Thought' Training. This meeting is open to all.

2018 Member Renewals
It’s that time of the year again! Time to renew your ASAP dues. The ASAP membership year runs from October 1st through September 30th. Annual dues remain at $50. We have quite an exciting 2018 planned and hope you will be a part of it. For membership information click here.

New Webinars Released
We are excited to present to you, two new webinars: FOIA Procedural Overview and Significant Recent FOIA Decisions and an updated Exemption 5 webinar. Visit for complete details and registration.

10th Annual National Training Conference – The program has passed
This program has passed, for details on the 2017 program click here.
The program combines basic training topics with the advanced, thought-provoking and practical issues associated with FOIA and Privacy Act processing, privacy issues, records management, open government and transparency issues. Agency breakouts are a special feature of this training.

Chicago Workshop – The program has passed
This program has passed, for details on the 2017 program click here.
The FOIA-Privacy Act Workshop (Including Records Management) is scheduled for September 6-8, 2017 at the Sofitel in Chicago. Details and registration information are posted. Click on the Workshop button located on the right.

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