|Marilyn Roberts |
Office of the Administrator
Deputy Administrator for Programs
Marilyn McCoy Roberts serves as OJJDP’s Deputy Administrator for Programs. In that capacity, she oversees the Office’s three program divisions. She was formerly the Director of OJP’s Drug Courts Program Office, which was established under the 1994 Crime Law to administer a drug court grant program and to provide financial and technical assistance to drug courts.
Ms. Roberts came to the Justice Department in May 1995 from the National Center for State Courts’ Office of Government Relations where she was a Senior Policy Analyst. During her 18-year career at the National Center for State Courts, Ms. Roberts held a number of management positions, including Deputy Director of the Washington Office. She has staffed and directed national research projects and has written on a number of court administration topics, including legislative relations, substance abuse and the courts, and gender bias in the courts.
Ms. Roberts holds a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Denver and an M.P.A. from the University of Colorado. She is a Fellow of the Court Executive Development Program of the National Center for State Courts’ Institute for Court Management.