Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
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U.S. Attorney General
Michael Mukasey
Department of Justice

Vice Chair
J. Robert Flores
Office of Juvenile
Justice and
Delinquency Prevention

Secretary Elaine L. Chao
Department of Labor

Chief Executive Officer
David Eisner
Corporation for National
and Community Service

Assistant Secretary
Julie L. Myers
Department of Homeland Security

Steve Preston
Department of Housing
and Urban Development

Margaret Spellings
Department of Education

Michael O. Leavitt
Department of Health
and Human Services

Director John P. Walters
Office of National
Drug Control Policy

Practitioner Members

Larry K. Brendtro
William L. Gibbons
Adele L. Grubbs
Steven H. Jones
Pamela Rodriguez
Gordon A. Martin, Jr.
Victor Rodriguez


Ruth W. Massinga
Chief Executive Officer, The Casey Family Program

Ruth W. Massinga is chief executive officer of The Casey Family Program, a Seattle-based, private operating foundation that provides long-term foster care to more than 1,500 children in 13 States. She is immediate past chair and board member of the Family Resource Coalition and sits on the boards of the American Humane Association, The Center for Ethical Leadership in Seattle, the Seattle Children's Home, the Seattle-King County Chapter of the American Red Cross, and the board of advisors of the National Center for Children in Poverty at Columbia University. She currently serves on the Urban Institute's Policy Advisory Board on New Federalism. Former president of the American Public Welfare Association (1989 - 90), Massinga was a congressional appointee on the National Commission on Children (1988 - 93). From 1983 until 1989, she served as secretary of the Maryland Department of Human Resources. Ms. Massinga holds a master's degree in social services from Boston University.

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