US Department of Justice
Loretta E. Lynch
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Corporation for National and Community Service
Chief Executive Officer
U.S. Department of Education
John B. Kelly
U. S. Department of Health and Human Services
Sylvia Mathews Burwell
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Sarah R. Saldaña
Immigration and Customs Enforcement
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
U.S. Department of Labor
Thomas E. Perez
Office of National Drug Control Policy
Executive Office of the President
U.S. Department of Agriculture
U.S. Department of Defense
Ashton B. Carter
U.S. Department of the Interior
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Reginald Dwayne Betts
Adele L. Grubbs
Gordon A. Martin, Jr.
Mr. Botticelli has more than two decades of experience supporting Americans who have been affected by substance use disorders. Prior to joining ONDCP, Mr. Botticelli served as Director of the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, where he successfully expanded innovative and nationally recognized prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery services for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He also forged strong partnerships with local, state, and Federal law enforcement agencies; state and local health and human service agencies; and stakeholder groups to guide and implement evidence-based programs. These programs include the establishment of a treatment system for adolescents, early intervention and treatment programs in primary healthcare settings, jail diversion programs, re-entry services for those leaving state and county correctional facilities, and overdose prevention programs.
Director, Office of National Drug Control Policy
Mr. Botticelli has served in a variety of leadership roles for the National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors. He was also a member of the Advisory Committee for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's Center for Substance Abuse Prevention and the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention. He has also co-authored many peer-reviewed articles that have significantly contributed to the substance abuse field.
In 2008, Mr. Botticelli was the first recipient of the annual Ramstad/Kennedy National Award for Outstanding Leadership in Promoting Addiction Recovery. In 2012, he was awarded the Service Award from the National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors.
Born in Upstate New York, Mr. Botticelli holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Siena College and a Master of Education degree from St. Lawrence University. He is also in long-term recovery from addiction, celebrating more than 24 years of sobriety.