DO: Clearance Requests

Please send all Clearance Requests either via email to Susan Hessenthaler at or by mail to MS-45. Once these forms are signed by the Director, they are emailed to the Smithsonian Institution Office of the General Counsel for approval.

Contact Information:

Fernando Arce
Ethics Counselor
Office of the General Counsel
phone:(202) 633-5103
fax: (202) 786-2653

Once your request has been approved by the Office of the General Counsel, a copy is sent to SAO HR.

A copy of the Clearance Request form can be found here: Clearance Request for Paid Outside Activities Form


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