Coordinating Council Members

As designated by legislation, the Coordinating Council's primary functions are to coordinate all Federal juvenile delinquency prevention programs, all Federal programs and activities that detain or care for unaccompanied juveniles, and all Federal programs relating to missing and exploited children. The Council comprises nine statutory members and nine practitioner members representing disciplines that focus on youth.

Statutory Members

The Honorable Janet Reno, Chairperson
Attorney General
U.S. Department of Justice

John J. Wilson, Vice Chair
Acting Administrator
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

The Honorable Donna E. Shalala, Ph.D.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The Honorable Alexis M. Herman
U.S. Department of Labor

The Honorable Richard W. Riley
U.S. Department of Education

The Honorable Andrew Cuomo
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

The Honorable Barry R. McCaffrey
Office of National Drug Control Policy

Doris Meissner
U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service

Harris Wofford
Chief Executive Officer
Corporation for National and Community Service

Practitioner Members

Robert A. Babbage, Jr.
Senior Managing Partner
InterSouth, Inc.

Larry K. Brendtro, Ph.D.
Reclaiming Youth

The Honorable William R. Byars, Jr.
Family Court of Kershaw County, South Carolina

John A. Calhoun
Executive Director
National Crime Prevention Council

Larry EchoHawk
Brigham Young University Law School

The Honorable Adele L. Grubbs
Juvenile Court of Cobb County, Georgia

The Honorable Gordon A. Martin, Jr.
Associate Justice
Massachusetts Trial Court

The Honorable Michael W. McPhail
Juvenile Court of Forrest County, Mississippi

Charles Sims
Chief of Police
Mississippi Police Department, Hattiesburg

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