Office of National Drug Control Policy

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Office of National Drug Control Policy

Executive Office of the President, Washington, DC 20503

Phone, 202-395-6700. Fax, 202-395-6708. Internet, www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov.

Director of National Drug Control Policy John P. Walters

Chief of Staff Stephen A. Katsurinis

Deputy Director Mary Ann Solberg

Deputy Director for Demand Reduction (vacancy)

Deputy Director for State and Local Affairs Scott M. Burns

Deputy Director for Supply Reduction (vacancy)

Associate Director, Planning and Budget David J. Rivait

Associate Director, Legislative Affairs Christine E. Morden

Associate Director, Management and Michele C. Marx

Administration

Associate Director, Public Affairs Thomas A. Riley

General Counsel Edward H. Jurith

Director, Counter-Drug Technology Assessment David J. Rivait, Center Acting

Associate Director, Intelligence (vacancy)

Associate Director, National Youth Anti-Drug Robert W. Denniston

Media Campaign

Director, High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Joseph D. Keefe, Program Acting

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The Office of National Drug Control Policy assists the President in establishing policies, priorities, and objectives in the National Drug Control Strategy. It also provides budget, program, and policy recommendations on the efforts of National Drug Control Program agencies.

The Office of National Drug Control Policy was established by the National Narcotics Leadership Act of 1988 (21 U.S.C. 1501 et seq.), effective January 29, 1989, as amended by the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 (21 U.S.C. 1502, 1506, 1508) and reauthorized by the Office of National Drug Control Policy Reauthorization Act of 1988 (21 U.S.C. 1701, et seq.).

The Director of National Drug Control Policy is appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate. The Director is assisted by a Deputy Director, a Deputy Director for Demand Reduction, a Deputy Director for Supply

Reduction, and a Deputy Director for State and Local Affairs.

The Director of National Drug Control Policy is responsible for establishing policies, objectives, priorities, and performance measurement for the national drug control program, and for annually promulgating a national drug control strategy and supporting annual reports and an annual national drug control program budget to be submitted to...

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