The Coalition of Federal Ombudsmen has announced it will hold its annual meeting on June 24, 2009, with the theme, “Federal Ombudsmen in the 21st Century.” At the conference, members will select the next COFO Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, and Coordinator. There will also be discussions on amending the COFO charter, outreach to new Ombuds programs, and an update on changes in the Freedom of Information Act. In addition to Federal Ombuds as speakers, the group has invited a USOA representative to give an address. (COFO Meeting Minutes, 5/13/09.)
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