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Mayor Bowser Announces Key Appointments

Friday, May 5, 2023

(Washington, DC) – Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced transitions of executive leadership in the Cabinet and appointed positions.

Kristy Love, Executive Director – Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC)

Kristy Love is appointed Executive Director of the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council. Director Love recently served as the agency’s Deputy Executive Director, where she led analytical and policy efforts across several priority areas, including combating violent crime, substance abuse treatment and mental health services, adult reentry, grants planning, and juvenile justice. She helped facilitate cross-sector collaboration among juvenile justice, education, and social service agencies by convening several committees and workgroups to help ensure positive outcomes for system-involved and at-risk youth. Prior to joining the CJCC, Director Love was an Assistant Director at the U.S. Government Accountability Office, where she oversaw evaluations of federally funded criminal justice, juvenile justice, intelligence sharing, and homeland security programs and initiatives.