IBSS is awarded an additional task order to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Marine Fisheries (NMFS), National Appeal Office

IBSS assists the NMFS FOIA lead in intake, scope perfection, assignment, tracking, and closure of NMFS FOIAs, recommends draft FOIA policies and procedures, develops NMFS-wide compliance procedures with FOIA regulations, reviewing FOIA requests for completion, and monitor NMFS FOIAs to alert government leads prior to the arising of backlog situations.