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US Department of Justice
Loretta E. Lynch
Attorney General

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Robert Listenbee

Corporation for National and Community Service
Wendy Spencer
Chief Executive Officer

U.S. Department of Education
John King

U. S. Department of Health and Human Services
Sylvia Mathews Burwell

U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Sarah R. Saldaña
Immigration and Customs Enforcement

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Julián Castro

U.S. Department of Labor
Thomas E. Perez

Office of National Drug Control Policy
Executive Office of the President
Michael Botticelli

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U.S. Department of Agriculture
Thomas Vilsack

U.S. Department of Defense
Ashton B. Carter

U.S. Department of the Interior
Sally Jewell

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Kana Enomoto
Principal Deputy Administrator

Practitioner Members

Maura Corrigan
Jim St. Germain
Adele L. Grubbs
Jacob Horowitz
Gordon A. Martin, Jr.
Pamela Rodriguez
Deborah Schumacher
William Thorne
Francisco Villarruel
Richard Vincent


Michael K. Yudin
Acting Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education

Michael K. Yudin was named Acting Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education in July 2011. In this role, he oversees the administration of the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), comprised of approximately 275 employees and charged with implementation of over 50 grant programs designed to promote academic excellence and enhance educational opportunities for elementary and secondary school students. Yudin leads efforts to help ensure equal access to services leading to improved outcomes for all children, particularly educationally disadvantaged children. In addition, he is committed to building partnerships with state and local leaders and ensuring they have the necessary technical assistance and support to improve the quality of teaching and learning in America's classrooms.

Yudin joined the U.S. Department of Education in June 2010 as the deputy assistant secretary for policy and strategic initiatives, where he served as a key advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education on the formulation and development of policy related to student achievement and school accountability, academic improvement and teacher quality, math and science, high school reform, early childhood initiatives, and Indian education.

Prior to joining the Department, Yudin spent nine years in the United States Senate, serving as legislative director for Senator Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire, senior counsel to Senator Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico, and HELP Committee counsel to Senator Jim Jeffords of Vermont. In these roles, he assisted in developing, promoting, and advancing a comprehensive legislative agenda related to education, children and families, disabilities, competitiveness, and poverty. He helped draft and negotiate various pieces of legislation, including the No Child Left Behind Act, IDEA, the America Competes Act, the Higher Education Act, Head Start, Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, WIA, TANF, and Child Welfare.

Before joining the Senate, Yudin served as an attorney at the Social Security Administration and at the U.S. Department of Labor for nearly ten years. In these positions, he provided legal advice on various policy initiatives, including social security, disability, employment, and welfare reform.

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