Bob Freeman has worked for the New York State Committee on Open
Government since its creation in 1974 and was appointed executive
director in 1976.
He received his law degree from New York University and a BS in
Foreign Service from Georgetown University in Washington, DC.
Mr. Freeman has addressed numerous government related organizations,
bar associations, media groups and has lectured at various colleges and
universities. He has also spoken on open government laws and
concepts throughout the United States, as well as Canada, the far east,
Latin America and eastern Europe, and has taught the only course in an
American law school on public access to government information.
He is the recipient of numerous honors, the most recent of which is
the NYS Government Award for Excellence presented by the New York State
Forum for Information Resource Management.
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