THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT NAMES SHELDON C. "SHAY" BILCHIK AS ADMINISTRATOR OF THE OFFICE OF JUVENILE JUSTICE AND DELINQUENCY PREVENTION
The President today announced his intention to nominate Sheldon C. "Shay" Bilchik as Administrator of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention at the Department of Justice.
Sheldon C. "Shay" Bilchik, of Maryland, joined the Administration in July, 1993, as an Associate Deputy Attorney General in the
Department of Justice. In that capacity, he has been focusing his efforts on issues of violent juvenile crime and child abuse and neglect, in addition to other youth-related matters.
Mr. Bilchik previously served as then State Attorney Reno's Chief Assistant for Administration. During his sixteen year tenure, he directed the operations of the Juvenile and County Court Divisions, supervised the cases of juvenile offenders prosecuted in both the juvenile and criminal courts, and oversaw the activities of the Children's Assessment Center dealing with abused children in Dade County, Florida. Mr. Bilchik has served on the faculty of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges and has been a frequent lecturer on juvenile justice matters for over ten years.
He earned his J.D. from the University of Florida in 1977 and received his undergraduate degree from the same university in 1975.