2009 FOI Summit Attendees

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We are extremely grateful to our attendees for supporting the conference and the cause.

While we have attempted to be as accurate as possible with this list, please note that we might have a few names to add before all is said and done.

Please email Drew Griffith and we'll correct any mistakes.

Again, thanks for attending the 2009 FOI Summit in Minneapolis and making it such a great success.

List of Attendees

Name Affiliation
Abderholden Keller, Ona Common Cause Minnesota
Anderson, Terry
(Sigma Delta Chi Foundation
travel scholarship recipient)
University of Kentucky
Anger, Paul Detroit Free Press
Atkins, Jeanni Mississippi Center for Freedom of Information
Beyer-Kropuenske, Laurie Information Policy Analysis Division MN Dept of Administration
Birmingham, Rick MAP for Nonprofits
Brown, Tracie Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission
Burbach, Mike  St. Paul Pioneer Press
Burke, Helen   Minneapolis Central Library / Minnesota Coalition on Government Information
Carlson, Leona Hennepin County Library
Clark, Kirsten University of Minnesota
Clifton, Douglas  New England First Amendment Coalition
Cuillier, David 
(Sigma Delta Chi Foundation
travel scholarship recipient)
Society of Professional Journalists
Davenport, Melissa D.C. Open Government Coalition
Davis, Charles NFOIC
De Bourbon, Kim  Pennsylvania Freedom of Information Coalition
Dees, Lauren Common Cause Minnesota
Detillier, Stephanie University of Missouri, NFOIC
Dowdell, Jaimi Investigative Reporters and Editors
Driscoll, Andy Truth to Tell
Elkins, Russell  Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas
Farkas, Brian
(Sigma Delta Chi Foundation
travel scholarship recipient)
West Virginia Open government Coalition
File, Patrick University of Minnesota
Garner, Katherine NFOIC Board & KLGarner Consulting
Gibson, Frank NFOIC Board & Tennessee Coalition for Open Government
Glasser, Charles Bloomberg News
Griffith, Drew NFOIC
Harrison, Wm. Dale North Carolina Coalition for Open Government
Harwood, Bradley  Illinois Open Government Coalition
Hassan, Roda University of Minnesota
Hedstrom, Ginger Sisters of St. Joseph Justice Office
Hennick, Thomas Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission
Herman, Marguerite
(Sigma Delta Chi Foundation
travel scholarship recipient)
Wyoming Coalition for Open Government
Hill, Gary Minnesota Senate / Minnesota Coalition on Government Information
Hoffman, Nancy  Minnesota Historical Society
Hooper, Heath University of Missouri, NFOIC
Hopeman, Jess MN Legislative Reference Library
Jett, Terri
(Sigma Delta Chi Foundation
travel scholarship recipient)
Indianapolis Coalition for Open Government
Jones, Jennifer  Minnesota Historical Society
Keefover, Ron Kansas Sunshine Coalition for Open Government
Kelly, Grace The UpTake
Kirtley, Jane University of Minnesota
Kunin, Noah The UpTake
Lafleur, Robbie  Minnesota Legislative Reference Library
Lennan, Jeff  Winning Mark
Leonard, Jane Minnesota Rural Partners
Lumpp, Jim University of Mississippi
Malkis, Allan Ramsey County / Minnesota Coalition on Government Information
Mamak, Lacey   MN Legislative Reference Library
Martinez, Mike University of Missouri, NFOIC
McDermott, Patrice  OpenTheGovernment.org
McGivern, Renee Spark Plug Consulting
McGuire, Mary Jo Learning Law and Democracy Foundation
Merrick, Michael State of Missouri
Meyers, Denise NFOIC
Miskoff, Ronald  New Jersey Foundation for Open Government
Mohammed Nur, Lolla University of Minnesota
Murphy, Colleen Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission
Nobles, Jim Legislative Auditor, State of Minnesota
Neumeister, Rich Citizen Activist
O'Hara, Tom NFOIC Board & The Ohio State Lantern
Olsen, Chuck The UpTake
Otto, Rebecca State Auditor, State of Minnesota
Pyle, Dave The Associated Press
Pearlman, Mitchell W. NFOIC Board & Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission
Pearlman, Susan State of Connecticut Attorney General’s Office
Pearson-Cater, Karl MinnPost.com
Petersen, Barbara NFOIC Board & Florida First Amendment Foundation
Petersen, Linda
(Sigma Delta Chi Foundation
travel scholarship recipient)
Utah Foundation for Open Government
Post, Hyde   NFOIC Board & The Atlanta Journal Constitution
Pryde, Coralie
(Sigma Delta Chi Foundation
travel scholarship recipient)
Delaware Coalition for Open Government
Pyle, David  The Associated Press
Rauk, Jerod Information Policy Analysis Division MN Dept of Administration
Rhyne, Megan  Virginia Coalition for Open Government
Richardson, Kathleen Iowa Freedom of Information Council
Roebke, Alan Congressionalchange.com
Scott, Catherine Information Policy Analysis Division MN Dept of Administration
Senat, Joey Oklahoma State University School of Journalism and Broadcasting
Schway, Sue Thomson West
Sherry, Michael
(Sigma Delta Chi Foundation
travel scholarship recipient)
Missouri Sunshine Coalition
Shiffer, James Eli Star Tribune
Skube, Lisa Creaturekind Communications
Snyder, Cary Universtiy of Minnesota
Tennessen, Robert Tennessen Law
Thompson, Tisha WTTG Fox 5
Treacy, Ann Minnesota Coalition on Government Information
Treacy, Mary  Minnesota Coalition on Government Information
Varn, Richard J. H. Coalition for Sensible Public Records Access
Walker, Steven
(Sigma Delta Chi Foundation
travel scholarship recipient)
Idahoans for Openness in Government
Wattson, Marcia Minnesota Coalition for Intellectual Freedom
Westerberg, Christa Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council
Wilson, Allison NFOIC

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