Office of National Drug Control Policy


Michael Botticelli, Director
Michael Botticelli was sworn in as Director of National Drug Control Policy at the White House on February 11, 2015, after being unanimously confirmed by the Senate. He joined the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) as Deputy Director in November 2012 and later served as Acting Director. Mr. Botticelli has more than two decades of experience supporting Americans who have been affected by substance use disorders.  Prior to joining ONDCP, Mr. Botticelli served as Director of the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, where he successfully expanded innovative and nationally recognized prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery services for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Read more about Director Botticelli

Component Deputy Directors

Mary Lou Leary. Deputy Director of State, Local, and Tribal Affairs
Mary Lou Leary serves as the Deputy Director of State, Local and Tribal Affairs for the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), where she oversees ONDCP's High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas program (HIDTA) and Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Grant Program, in addition to overseeing the office's criminal justice portfolio. Ms. Leary has 30 years of criminal justice experience at the federal, state, and local levels, with an extensive background in criminal prosecution, government leadership, and victim advocacy. Read more about Deputy Director Leary.

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