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As designated by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act, the Council is comprised of 23 members.

Eleven ex officio members represent the following Federal agencies: the Departments of Justice, Education, Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, and Labor; U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement; Office of National Drug Control Policy; Americorps (formerly Corporation for National and Community Service); Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

Ten members, who are juvenile justice practitioners, are appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the Senate Majority Leader, the Chairman of the Committee on Indian Affairs of the Senate, and the President of the United States.

Federal Agency Members

Ex Officio Members and Designees

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Chair
Attorney General of the United States

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AmeriCorps 
(formerly Corporation for National and Community Service)
Chief Executive Officer

Federal Agency Affiliate Members and Designees

Practitioner Members

As described in the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 [As Amended Through P.L. 115–385, Enacted December 21, 2018], ten members are appointed to the Council, without regard to political affiliation, from among individuals who are practitioners in the field of juvenile justice and who are not officers or employees of the Federal Government.

  • Three members are appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, after consultation with the minority leader of the House of Representatives.
  • Three members shall be appointed by the majority leader of the Senate, after consultation with the minority leader of the Senate.
  • Three members shall be appointed by the President.
  • One member shall be appointed by the Chairman of the Committee on Indian Affairs of the Senate, in consultation with the Vice Chairman of that Committee and the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives.

Appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives

Sheryl Evans Davis
Executive Director
San Francisco Human Rights Commission

Honorable Renee Rodriguez-Betancourt
Judge
449th Judicial Court in Hidalgo County, Texas

Additional appointment pending.

 

Appointed by the Majority Leader of the Senate

Appointments pending.

 

Appointed by the Chairman of the Committee on Indian Affairs of the Senate

Appointment pending.

 

Appointed by the President of the United States

Appointments pending.