Director, Information Dissemination Unit,
Eileen Garry joined the Office of Juvenile
Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) in 1995, serving first
as the Program Analysis Officer before assuming leadership of the
Information Dissemination Unit. She is responsible for OJJDP’s
national reference and dissemination program on juvenile justice,
which includes the Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse and Juvenile
Justice Resource Center programs, the publications program, and
discretionary program development. Ms. Garry moved to OJJDP after
spending 18 years at Aspen Systems Corporation in Rockville, MD.
For approximately half her tenure at Aspen, she was Associate Program
Manager and then Program Manager of the Juvenile Justice Resource
Center, directing more than 300 technical assistance and support
projects under a multimillion dollar contract for OJJDP. Her other
positions at Aspen included Coordinator of Consultant Services
for the Juvenile Justice Resource Center and Senior Document Evaluator
for the National Institute of Justice/National Criminal Justice
Reference Service. Ms. Garry is the author or coauthor of more
than 20 publications on both juvenile and criminal justice issues.
She holds a master’s degree in Administration of Justice
and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science, both from The
American University, Washington, DC.