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


Delmas Wood
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Field Services
Maryland Department of Juvenile Justice

Delmas Wood is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Field Services for the Maryland Department of Juvenile Justice. In this capacity, he oversees the supervision and case planning for Maryland's juvenile delinquent youth. Wood has worked for the Department of Juvenile Justice for more than 25 years, beginning as a probation and aftercare worker in Montgomery County, moving on to become Carroll County Supervisor, and then Area II Director (Baltimore, Harford, Howard, and Carroll Counties). He is the project director for Maryland's Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders, a partnership between the Maryland Department of Juvenile Justice and six local jurisdictions to develop plans to address serious and violent juvenile crime through prevention and graduated sanctions initiatives. Mr. Wood has served as chairperson of the statewide Disproportionate Representation of African- American Youth Task Force. He also served as chairperson of the Baltimore Metropolitan Juvenile Justice Council, which is comprised of judges, masters, attorneys, and other juvenile justice professionals. Wood is a member of the adjunct faculty at Western Maryland College, teaching courses in criminology, juvenile delinquency, and the family. He has lectured nationally on the topic of satanism and ritualistic crime. Wood received a B.A. in psychology from Morningside College, Sioux City, Iowa, and an M.Ed. in human development from the University of Maryland.

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