eFoia Audit of Washington, D.C.

Web FOIA Compliance: Employee information: names, titles, salaries, dates of employment

Government agencies in Washington, D.C., broadly ignore a 2001 law, which requires them to post 10 categories of public records on their websites, according to a public records audit conducted by the D.C. Open Government Coalition in conjunction with the Investigative Reporting Workshop at American University.

Click on an agency's name to see more about what information is available on its website.

Employee information: names, titles, salaries, dates of employment
Agency What's on the Website Link
Child & Family Services Agency An organizational chart with names, titles, and contact information can be found under "CFSA Organizational Chart." Salary information can be found under "Public Employee Salary Information" on the FOIA homepage. click here
Commission on Judicial Disabilities and Tenure There is no staff organizational chart, but salary information is provided. click here
Commission on the Arts & Humanities An organizational chart with names, titles, and contact information can be found under "CAH Organizational Chart." Salary information can be found under "Public Employee Salary Information" on the FOIA homepage. click here
DC Water and Sewer Authority The employee roster is public. click here
Department of Consumer & Regulatory Affairs An organizational chart with titles can be found under "DCRA Organizational Chart." Salary information can be found under "Public Employee Salary Information" on the FOIA homepage. click here
DC Public Library An organizational chart with titles can be found under this link. Salary information can be found under "Public Employee Salary Information" on the FOIA homepage. click here
Department of Health There is an organizational chart with titles. Salary information can be found under "Public Employee Salary Information" on the FOIA homepage. click here
Department of Human Resources There is a link to salary information. click here
Department of Behavioral Health Salary information available from a link on the homepage. click here
District of Columbia Department of Motor Vehicles There is an organizational chart of job titles. Salary information is available from the FOIA homepage. click here
Department of Parks & Recreation There is an organizational chart with job titles. From the FOIA homepage, there is also a link to a list of executive and senior staff, and there is a link with salary information. click here
Department of Corrections There is an organizational chart that lists employee names and job titles. click here
Department of Housing & Community Development There is an organizational chart of titles for the DHCD. click here
Washington Convention Center Authority The agency provides the names, titles and telephone numbers of employees, but no salary or date of employment information. click here
Department of Small and Local Business Development There is an organizational chart with job titles and employee names. click here
Department on Disability Services There is an organizational chart with job titles and employee names. Salary information can be found on the FOIA homepage. click here
Department of General Services There is an organizational chart with employee names and job titles. Salary information is available from the FOIA homepage. click here
Department of Energy & Environment There is an organizational chart with job titles and employee names. Salary information can also be found on the FOIA homepage. click here
Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services There is an organizational chart with job titles and employee names. There is salary information available from the FOIA homepage. click here
District Department of Transportation An organizational chart and salary information are both available from the FOIA homepage. click here
Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency Includes names, titles, some dates of employment and salaries. click here
Office of Administrative Hearings Includes link from FOIA and Open Government page to all city employees' salaries, include police department employee salaries, but PDF document doesn't allow you to search by name. click here
Office of Contracting & Procurement Includes link from FOIA and Open Government page to all city employees' salaries, include police department employee salaries, but PDF document doesn't allow you to search by name. click here
Office of Employee Appeals Includes link from FOIA and Open Government page to all city employees' salaries, include police department employee salaries, but PDF document doesn't allow you to search by name. click here
Office of Human Rights Includes link from FOIA and Open Government page to all city employees' salaries, include police department employee salaries, but PDF document doesn't allow you to search by name. click here
Office of Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining Some staff titles and information link from the About OLRCB page. click here
Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning & Economic Development Includes link from FOIA and Open Government page to all city employees' salaries, include police department employee salaries, but PDF document doesn't allow you to search by name. click here
Office of Cable Television, Film, Music and Entertainment Includes link from FOIA and Open Government page to all city employees' salaries, include police department employee salaries, but PDF document doesn't allow you to search by name. click here
Office of Risk Management Includes link from FOIA and Open Government page to all city employees' salaries, include police department employee salaries, but PDF document doesn't allow you to search by name. click here
Office of the Attorney General Includes link from FOIA and Open Government page to all city employees' salaries, include police department employee salaries, but PDF document doesn't allow you to search by name. click here
Office of the Chief Financial Officer Link from About OCFO doesn't work. click here
Office of the Chief Medical Examiner Includes link from FOIA and Open Government page to all city employees' salaries, include police department employee salaries, but PDF document doesn't allow you to search by name. click here
Office of the Chief Technology Officer Includes link from FOIA and Open Government page to all city employees' salaries, include police department employee salaries, but PDF document doesn't allow you to search by name. click here
Office of the City Administrator Includes link from FOIA and Open Government page to all city employees' salaries, include police department employee salaries, but PDF document doesn't allow you to search by name. click here
Office of Planning Includes link from FOIA and Open Government page to all city employees' salaries, include police department employee salaries, but PDF document doesn't allow you to search by name. click here
Office of the State Superintendent of Education Includes link from FOIA and Open Government page to all city employees' salaries, include police department employee salaries, but PDF document doesn't allow you to search by name. click here
Office of Zoning No staff information aside from biography of the director under About page. click here
Sentencing Commission The agency provides an organizational structure and the names, titles, and contact information for some employees under the About section, but there is no salary or employment history data. click here
Office on Aging Includes link from FOIA and Open Government page to all city employees' salaries, include police department employee salaries, but PDF document doesn't allow you to search by name. click here
Public Service Commission The agency provides an organizational structure and the names, titles, and contact information for some employees under the About section, but there is no salary or employment history data. click here
Department of Public Works The "Who We Are" section links to information about the executive team. Salary information can be found under "Public Employee Salary Information" on the FOIA homepage. click here
D.C. Public Schools There is an organizational chart, but no salary information. click here
Department of Human Services There is an organizational chart with job titles and employee names. Salary information can be found under "Public Employee Salary Information" on the FOIA homepage. click here
Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration An organizational chart with names, titles, and contact information can be found under "ABRA Organizational Chart." Salary information can be found under "Public Employee Salary Information" on the FOIA homepage. click here
Department of Insurance, Securities & Banking An organizational chart with job titles and employee names is available. Salary information can be found under "Public Employee Salary Information" on the FOIA homepage. click here
Office of Police Complaints Includes link from FOIA and Open Government page to all city employees' salaries, include police department employee salaries, but PDF document doesn't allow you to search by name. click here
Office of the Inspector General Includes link from FOIA and Open Government page to all city employees' salaries, include police department employee salaries, but PDF document doesn't allow you to search by name. click here
Metropolitan Police Department Includes link from FOIA and Open Government page to all city employees' salaries, include police department employee salaries, but PDF document doesn't allow you to search by name. click here
Office of the District of Columbia Auditor Nothing found.
Board of Elections and Ethics An organizational chart is provided. click here
Department of Employment Services There is a staff information chart with titles. click here
Fire & Emergency Medical Services Department Link under About FEMS section includes names and titles, some years of employment included. Link to salary information doesn't work. click here


Primary research for this audit was conducted by Howard University journalism students LeeSandra Alexandre and Melissa Noel while interning at the Workshop. The project was edited by Pete Weitzel, who is a board member at the DCOGC and a former managing editor of the Miami Herald. FOIA contact information is from DCOGC.