Understanding Federal and State Sunshine Laws

Tiffany Harbour holds a bachelors degree in Health Services Administration.  Her experience as an executive director and legal advocate offered her the knowledge and experience to understand complicated regulation.  Tiffany worked with the Medicaid billing system while employed at a mental health practice.  She will help others learn how to navigate OMB and Missouri Medicaid. Tiffany is VP of Development at Sand Dollar Systems.

Kansas Behavioral Science Regulatory Board
Provider Number 20-001
Instructors: Tiffany Harbour

This offering surveys the definition concepts and regulatory issues related to the Freedom of Information Act, Sunshine Act, and state Sunshine Laws as it applies to non-profits and social and mental health services within the State of Missouri. Attendees will examine the relationship between governments and professions.

Understanding Federal and State Sunshine Laws (2 CE’s)
2 hours
Date: March 26, 2022, 1pm
Time: 1:00pm – 2:30
Instructor: Tiffany Harbour

  1. The attendee will identify and discuss the Freedom of Information Act.
  2. Attendees will identify ten (10) exemptions contained in the law pertaining to the FOIA.
  3. Attendees will discuss three (3) “exclusions” as it relates to the Freedom of Information Act.
  4. Attendees will define “collegial agency”
  5. Attendees will discuss four (4) meeting requirements under the Federal Sunshine Act.

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) – Federal Sunshine Act

Break Time: 2:30-2:45

Time: 2:45 – 3:45
Instructor: Tiffany Harbour


  1. Attendees will identify and discuss State Sunshine Laws.
  2. Attendees will identify whom the Sunshine Law affects
  3. Attendees will discuss ten (10) things to know regarding the Missouri Sunshine Law.
  4. Attendees will discuss rights under the Sunshine Law.
  5. Attendees will identify where to find Sunshine Laws, as it relates to specific bodies of local and state Governments.

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Missouri Sunshine Law
Missouri Code of State Regulations
Quiz and Evaluation: 3:45 – 4:00
Your license number must be included in the “additional notes” section at check out to ensure proper CEU credits for the completed class.
Location: Online via Zoom
The link will be sent out one week prior to the start of the course.

In the event of a cancellation, fully registered participants will be scheduled into the next regularly occurring seminar offered by the Sand Dollar Learning Centers.
Certificates will be released upon successful completion of the class quiz and course evaluation.

A portion of all proceeds from our offerings goes to help support Starfish Project Foundation and all they do for our community.