Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
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US Department of Justice
Loretta E. Lynch
Attorney General

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Robert Listenbee

Corporation for National and Community Service
Wendy Spencer
Chief Executive Officer

U.S. Department of Education
Arne Duncan

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
Julián Castro

U.S. Department of Labor
Thomas E. Perez

Office of National Drug Control Policy
Executive Office of the President
Michael Botticelli

Federal Agency Affiliate Members image

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Thomas Vilsack

U.S. Department of Defense
Ashton B. Carter

U.S. Department of the Interior
Sally Jewell

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Kana Enomoto
Acting Administrator

Practitioner Members

Reginald Dwayne Betts
Maura Corrigan
Laurie Garduque
Adele L. Grubbs
Gordon A. Martin, Jr.
Pamela Rodriguez
Deborah Schumacher
Trina Thompson
Richard Vincent


Melodee Hanes
Vice Chair
Acting Administrator, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

Melodee HanesMelodee Hanes is an Administration appointee who joined OJJDP in June 2009. At the time of her appointment, she served as the Special Counselor to the Administrator and was later named Acting Deputy Administrator for Policy. Ms. Hanes is a graduate of Drake University Law School and spent 16 years as a deputy county attorney in Des Moines, Iowa, and Billings, Montana. She primarily prosecuted child abuse, sexual assault, and homicide cases. Additionally, she has served as an adjunct professor of law at Drake University, where she taught "Child Abuse Law" and "Forensic Medicine and Law." She has lectured extensively and published in these areas of expertise.

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