Last updated on: 2/2/2017 | Author: ProCon.org

John P. Walters Biography

Title:
Former Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)
Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Nov. 2005

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Chief Operating Officer, Hudson Institute
  • Director, Hudson Institute Political Studies
  • Director, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), Dec. 2001-Jan. 2009
  • President, Philanthropy Roundtable, 1996-2001
  • Deputy Director, Supply Reduction, ONDCP, 1991-1993
  • Chief of Staff, William Bennett former Director of ONDCP, 1989-1991
  • Assistant to the Secretary, U.S. Department of Education, and the Secretary’s representative to the National Drug Policy Board and the Domestic Policy Council’s Health Policy Working Group, 1981-1989
  • Acting Assistant Director and Program Officer, Division of Education Programs, National Endowment for the Humanities, 1982-1985
  • Professor of political science at Michigan State University’s James Madison College and Boston College
Education:
  • MA, University of Toronto
  • BA, Michigan State University
Other:
  • Monitoring the Future Study, showed an 11 percent reduction in teen drug use over two years, exceeding the President’s goal and bringing drug use to its lowest recorded levels since the early 1990s, Dec. 2003
  • National Drug Control Strategy, set aggressive goals of a 10 percent reduction in teen and adult drug use in two years and a 25 percent reduction in teen and adult drug use in five years, Feb. 2002
Quoted in:
  1. Should Illegal Drugs Be Legalized?