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Dana K. McCallum

Dana K. McCallum

U.S. Senate
Superintendent of Public Records
Washington, DC, USA


Dana K. McCallum is the Superintendent of Public Records, United States Senate, appointed to that position by the Secretary of the Senate in February 2010.

Ms. McCallum previously served as the Assistant Superintendent from 2007 to 2010.  She has over 20 years of service on Capitol Hill, previously holding administrative and communications posts.  She originally hails from Kentucky, where she graduated from Murray State University.

The Office of Public Records (OPR) receives, processes, and maintains for public inspection records, reports, and other documents filed with the Secretary of the Senate involving the Federal Election Campaign Act, the Ethics in Government Act, the Lobbying Disclosure Act, the Mutual Security Act, and the Senate Code of Official Conduct.  The office reviews the filings of and provides guidance to registrants under the Lobbying Disclosure Act.

Under Ms. McCallum's leadership, OPR upholds a strong commitment to effectively manage public disclosure and provide outstanding customer service.  In implementing Lobbying Disclosure Act requirements, OPR adopted measures to improve filer compliance and initiated successful quality control measures.  OPR also worked to implement changes to the Ethics in Government Act, as amended, including developing online access to financial disclosure documents of Members, an improvement welcomed by reporters, researchers and the general public.  OPR partnered with the Senate Select Committee on Ethics and the Senate Sergeant at Arms to design an electronic filing system for public financial disclosures filed by Members and staff.  Launched in January 2014, the electronic filing system allows convenient online filing and enables faster disclosure to the public.

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