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Chief FOIA Officer’s Award

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USPS Public Relations Manager David Partenheimer, center, receives a Chief FOIA Officer’s Award from Natalie Bonanno, associate general counsel and chief ethics and compliance officer, and Jeff Adams, acting corporate communications vice president, during a recent presentation.

Employee honored. The Postal Service recently honored Public Relations Manager David Partenheimer for his efforts to respond to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.

Partenheimer, who is based at USPS headquarters in Washington, DC, received a Chief FOIA Officer’s Award for fiscal year 2020’s fourth quarter (July 1-Sept. 30).

The quarterly program recognizes postal workers who respond to FOIA requests in a timely manner and help USPS foster transparency.

FOIA is a federal law that allows individuals and organizations to request documents, emails and more from government agencies.

The Freedom of Information Act Blue page has more information.

Service update. The Service Alerts section has the latest updates on efforts to recover from Hurricane Sally, which brought heavy rain and wind to southern Alabama, northwest Florida and surrounding areas last week.

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