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Director

John P. Walters, Director of ONDCP
John P. Walters is the Director of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)—sworn in on December 7, 2001. As the Nation's "Drug Czar," Director Walters coordinates all aspects of Federal drug control programs and spending.  More about John Walters 

Deputy Director

Scott Burns, Deputy Director of ONDCP
Scott Burns was nominated by President George W. Bush and unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate in December 2007 to serve as the Deputy Director, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy. Prior to that, Mr. Burns served as Deputy Director for State, Local and Tribal Affairs following Senate confirmation in April, 2002. More about Scott Burns

Component Deputy Directors

Bertha Madras, Deputy Director for Demand Reduction
President George W. Bush nominated Bertha K. Madras, PhD, in July, 2005 to serve as Deputy Director for Demand Reduction in the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) and the United States Senate unanimously confirmed her nomination in 2006. Dr. Madras is focused on strategies, programs, and policies aimed at reducing the demand for illicit drugs and promoting best practices for intervention and treatment. More about Bertha Madras

Patrick M. Ward, Acting Deputy Director for Supply Reduction
Mr. Ward was appointed to the Senior Executive Service as the Assistant Deputy Director for Supply Reduction in the Office of National Drug Control Policy on September 19th 2005. On December 10th, 2007 he was appointed as the United States Interdiction Coordinator and assumed the role of Acting Deputy Director. More about Patrick M. Ward

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FAIR Act

Pursuant to the Federal Activities Inventory Reform (FAIR) Act, be advised that the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) does not perform any commercial activities by in-house employees. more

Information Quality Guidelines

The Office of National Drug Control Policy publishes these guidelines in accordance with the Guidelines for Ensuring and Maximizing the Quality, Objectivity, Utility, and Integrity of Information Disseminated by Federal Agencies (Government-wide guidelines) published in interim final form by OMB in the Federal Register in Volume 66, No. 189 at 49718 on Friday, September 28, 2001, and in final form in Volume 2, No. 67 at 8452 on February 22, 2002.

Guide to Unsolicited Proposals

ONDCP strongly encourages potential offerors to participate in the preliminary process before expending time or money preparing an Unsolicited Proposal.


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