Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
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U.S. Department of Justice

Chair
Attorney General of the United States
William Barr

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Caren Harp
Administrator

Corporation for National and Community Service
Barbara Stewart

U.S. Department of Education
Betsy DeVos
Secretary

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Alex M. Azar II
Secretary

U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Kevin K. McAleenan
Acting Secretary

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Dr. Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., M.D.
Secretary

U.S. Department of Labor
Alexander Acosta
Secretary

Office of National Drug Control Policy
Executive Office of the President
Jim Carroll
Director

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U.S. Department of Agriculture
Sonny Perdue
Secretary

U.S. Department of Defense
Patrick M. Shanahan
Acting Secretary

U.S. Department of the Interior
David Bernhardt
Acting Secretary

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
Elinore McCance-Katz
Administration

Practitioner Members

Maura Corrigan
Jim St. Germain
Adele L. Grubbs
Jacob Horowitz
Pamela Rodriguez
Deborah Schumacher
David A. Tapp
William Thorne
Francisco Villarruel

 

William Thorne
Judge

Judge William A. Thorne Jr. was appointed to the Utah Court of Appeals in May 2000 by Gov. Michael O. Leavitt and served on the appellate court until his retirement in 2013. He was a judge in the Third Circuit Court for eight years, and served in the Third District Court for six years.

He received a B.A. from the University of Santa Clara in 1974 and a J.D. from Stanford Law School in 1977. Thorne has served as a tribal court judge in Utah, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona, Wisconsin, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Michigan. He is the former president of the National Indian Justice Center (a nonprofit that trains tribal court personnel around the country), and a member of the Board of Directors for National CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates, a nonprofit group that provides volunteer representation for abused and neglected children in court). He has also served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute (a nonprofit seeking to improve the level of research and practice related to adoptions), and a member of the ABA Steering Committee on the Unmet Legal Needs of Children. He is a former member of the Utah Judicial Council, the Board of Circuit Court Judges, and the Board of Directors for the National Indian Court Judge's Association, among many other public service positions.







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