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OFR Director Charley Barth Stepping Down for New Opportunity

It is with great sadness that we announce the departure of our Director, Charley Barth.  Charley has accepted a new position as an Executive Director with another company.  Charley’s last day as Director is Friday, October 31 2014.
Photo: Mr. Charley Barth

Charley joined the National Archives and Records Administration in July 2012 as the Director of the Office of the Federal Register. In this role, he has been responsible for administering the Electoral College process for the 2012 Presidential election and working with our partners at the Government Printing Office to deploy our mobile application for the Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents. Under his leadership the office won the Bright Idea award from Harvard University for their work on  Consistent with our goals to Make Access Happen and Connect with Customers, he has worked alongside the Government Printing Office and eRulemaking Program Management Office to create a new virtual regulatory environment that will increase transparency and public participation during the notice and comment process. Charley led the development of a strategic plan for the Administrative Committee of the Federal Register and conducted the first-ever Federal Register Liaison Conference for our executive agency partners.

We want to wish Charley the best in this new chapter of his career.  Amy Bunk, current Director of the Legal Affairs and Policy Division at the OFR, will serve as acting Director of the Office of the Federal Register until a permanent hire is made.