WSC President Joins Chamber Board of Directors
Posted: Jan 25 2018
WILLISTON, N.D. - Williston State College's Dr. John Miller was elected to the Williston Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors at its Annual Meeting of Membership on Tuesday, January 23, 2018.
Receiving a nomination in September, Dr. Miller and two others were presented to the Board and were later voted on by ballot in November. Board-appointed judges then counted ballots at the Chamber's annual membership meeting.
"Dr. Miller has an experienced background serving on half a dozen boards before moving to Williston and has a vision that aligns with the Chamber on bringing together groups to market Williston and maximize collaboration," stated Janna Lutz, President of the Williston Area Chamber of Commerce. "In his position at the College, he is in a place to help the younger generation begin to get involved in the community and along with the Chamber, help develop future leaders."
The Williston Area Chamber Board of Directors is a policymaking body. It acts as a forum for the discussion of action on issues, policies, and matters of concern to the organization.
Dr. Miller started at WSC the summer of 2015 as the Vice President of Academic Affairs. He was named the fourth President of the College in June 2017.
His experience in public education includes service for K-12 and Higher Education in both Idaho and North Dakota. During his 33 years as an educator, he served as an administrator in the Kimberly (ID) School District, Twin Falls (ID) School District, College of Southern Idaho, and most recently at WSC.
Dr. Miller is known in both Idaho and North Dakota for his advocacy of dual credit opportunities in high schools and in the delivery of college coursework to rural areas of both states using distance technology.
The Williston Area Chamber of Commerce, founded in 1907, represents more than 500 businesses across all sectors of the community. The Chamber leads and serves by example, promotes the trade area and the income potential of its members, provides positive and proactive membership driven services, and encourages public/private partnerships that benefit Chamber members and community members.
For more information on the Chamber, please visit www.willistonchamber.com. For information on WSC please visit www.willistonstate.edu
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