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ESSYE B. MILLER

Essye B. Miller, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Director, Headquarters Air Force Information Management, Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Air Force, Washington, D.C. She serves as the Headquarters Air Force Chief Information Officer and liaison to the Pentagon Architecture Council. She also manages the Air Force Declassification Office, Air Force Publications Distribution Office, Headquarters Air Force Multimedia Services and Enterprise Business Solutions.

Ms. Miller began her federal civil service career in 1985 as a Palace Acquire Intern at the Standards Systems Center in Montgomery, Ala., where she worked as a computer specialist in various functional areas. She moved to Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley Air Force Base, Va., in 1992. There she held positions responsible for policy and guidance airborne, space and deployed command and control systems support. Prior to assuming her current position, Ms. Miller was the Director, 75th Air Base Wing Communications and Information Directorate, and Deputy Chief Information Officer, Ogden Air Logistics Center, Hill AFB, Utah. Ms. Miller was the center's senior functional manager for more than 400 communications and information technology professionals.

EDUCATION
1985 Bachelor of Arts degree, Talladega College, Ala.
1990 Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
1994 Virginia Peninsula Leadership Institute, Hampton, Va.
1995 Master of Business Administration degree, Troy State University, Ala.
1996 Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2004 Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
2006 Air Force Senior Leadership Program, Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, N.C.
2007 Air Force Enterprise Leadership Program, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1. June 1985 - November 1989, information systems specialist, Standards Systems Center, Gunter AFB, Ala.
2. November 1989 - December 1992, computer specialist, Standard Systems Center, Gunter AFB, Ala.
3. January 1993 - June 1994, Chief, Airborne C2 Systems Branch, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, Va.
4. June 1994 - August 1995, Chief, Deployable C2 Systems Branch, Headquarters ACC, Langley AFB, Va.
5. August 1995 - June 1996, student, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
6. June 1996 - December 1997, Chief, Airborne and Satellite C2 Systems Branch, Headquarters ACC, Langley AFB, Va.
7. December 1997 - October 1999, communications-computer systems specialist, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.
8. October 1999 - January 2001, senior IT analyst, Air Force Communication and Information Center, Washington, D.C.
9. January 2001 - July 2003, Chief, C4ISR Enabling Technologies Branch, Deputy Chief of Staff for Warfighting Integration, Headquarters U.S. Air Force. Washington, D.C.
10. July 2003 - June 2004, student, Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Ala.
11. September 2003 - May 2005, Chief, C4 Enterprise Support Division, Directorate of Installations and Logistics, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
12. May 2005 - January 2006, Chief, Policy and Governance Division, Secretary of the Air Force Office of Warfighting Integration and Chief Information Officer, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
13. January 2006 - August 2007, Chief, Force Development and Transformation Division, Secretary of the Air Force Office of Warfighting Integration and Chief Information Officer, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
14. August 2007 - November 2010, Director, 75th Communications and Information Directorate, and Deputy Chief Information Officer, Ogden Air Logistics Center, Hill AFB, Utah
15. November 2010 - present, Director, Headquarters Air Force Information Management, Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Air Force, Washington, D.C. 

AWARDS AND HONORS
2002 and 2007 Meritorious Civilian Service Award
2010 Exceptional Civilian Service Award

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS
Information Technology, Level III, Acquisition Professional Development Program

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS
Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association

(Current as of November 2010)