William J. Sabol has departed as the Director of the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) for a position in the private sector. Jeri M. Mulrow is now serving as Acting Director of BJS. Jeri joined BJS in January 2016 as the Principal Deputy Director. Prior to coming to BJS, she was the Deputy Division Director for the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) at the National Science Foundation. She has 30 years of experience as an applied statistician working in government, industry, and academia. Jeri is a fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA) and is currently serving a 3-year elected term as Vice President of ASA. She has a bachelor’s in Mathematics from Montana State University and a master’s in Statistics from Colorado State University.