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

Attorney General of the United States
William Barr

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Caren Harp

Corporation for National and Community Service
Barbara Stewart

U.S. Department of Education
Betsy DeVos

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

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.

U.S. Department of Labor
Alexander Acosta

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

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U.S. Department of Agriculture
Sonny Perdue

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

Practitioner Members

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


Francisco Villarruel

Dr. Francisco A. Villarruel is Associate Chair for Education and Outreach at Michigan State University (MSU), a position he has held since 2015. Dr. Villarruel is also Professor and University Outreach and Engagement Senior Fellow at MSU, positions he has held since 2003 and 2002, respectively. He has held numerous positions at MSU since 1988, including Acting Director of the Julian Samora Research Institute, Associate Professor, and Assistant to the Director for Diversity and Technology Initiatives. Dr. Villarruel serves on the Board of Directors for the Campaign for Youth Justice and the Michigan Council on Crime and Delinquency and the National Center for Victims of Crime. He is a founding member of the National Alianza for Latino Youth Justice. Dr. Villarruel received a B.A. from the University of Michigan and an M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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