Jennifer L. Miller, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Headquarters Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. Ms. Miller is responsible for the management, policy and oversight of Air Force installation programs. These include base realignments and closures, installations planning and strategy, strategic basing, the Air Force Environmental Impact Analysis Process, compatible and joint land use, encroachment management, public/private partnerships, the Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration program, housing privatization, utilities privatization and real property transactions.
Prior to assuming her current position, Ms. Miller served as the Deputy General Counsel, Installation, Energy and Environment Division, Office of the Air Force General Counsel, Washington, D.C. She was responsible for providing legal advice to the Secretary of the Air Force, Assistant Secretaries, General Counsel and offices of the Secretariat and Air Staff. Ms. Miller led the largest division in the General Counsel’s office responsible for real estate, housing privatization, enhanced use leasing, base realignment and closure, basing, land use, military construction, energy, environmental planning, regulatory compliance, cleanup, restoration and environmental safety and occupational health.
Prior to becoming a member of the Senior Executive Service, Ms. Miller spent several years supporting the Air Force’s real property and housing privatization programs. Before that, she was a real estate attorney at a Seattle law firm. She is also an Army Reserve Judge Advocate and spent 2013 through 2014 deployed with a special operations joint task force in Afghanistan.
1997 Bachelor of Arts degree in politics, philosophy and economics, honors in major, magna cum laude, phi beta kappa, Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, Calif.
2001 Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, Seattle University, Wash.
2001 Master in Business Administration degree, Seattle University, Wash.
1.1997, legal intern, Smith & Zuccarini, P.S., Bellevue, Wash.
2.1998 - 1999, legal intern, Kent City Attorney's Office, Kent, Wash.
3.1999 - 2000, tax associate, Arthur Anderson, Seattle
4.2000 - 2001, legal intern, Foster Pepper, PLLC, Seattle
5.2001 - 2005, Associate, Foster Pepper, PLLC, Seattle
6.2005 - 2007, Senior Counsel, SAF/GCN - Air Force Housing Privatization (AFCEE/HP)
7.2007 - 2008, Senior Counsel, SAF/GCN - Air Force Real Property Agency
8.2008 - 2009, Chief Counsel, SAF/GCN-AFRPA
9.2009 - 2011, Chief Counsel, SAF/GCN-San Antonio (AFCEE/HP and AFRPA)
10.2011 - 2015, Deputy General Counsel, Installations, Energy and Environment
11.2015 - present, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations
AWARDS AND HONORS
Meritorious Civilian Service Award
Meritorious Service Medal
Army Commendation Medal
Army Achievement Medal
District of Columbia Bar
(Current as of May 2017)