For Immediate Release
September 17, 2007
FBI National Press Office
Miller Named SAC in Portland
Miller has been named Special Agent in Charge (SAC) of the
FBI's Portland Division. Director Robert S. Mueller, III,
appointed him to this position to replace retired SAC Robert
J. Jordan. Most recently, Mr. Miller served as the Section
Chief over Internal Investigations for the FBI's Inspection
Miller entered on duty as a special agent of the FBI in
April 1981. Upon completion of training at the FBI Academy
in Quantico, Virginia, he was assigned to the Portland Division
were he addressed general investigative assignments. In
August 1982, Mr. Miller was transferred to the San Juan
Division were he was assigned to public corruption matters.
In late 1987, he volunteered to serve as a class counselor
for new agent trainees at the FBI Academy before returning
to Portland, his preferred assignment.
1996, Mr. Miller was designated a Supervisory Special Agent
(SSA) in the Portland Division for the White Collar Crime
Squad, and later became SSA of the National Security Branch
Squad. In 1998, he was assigned as the FBI's lead representative
to the security committee organized to address public safety
during the Nike World Masters Games. In 1999, he was promoted
to FBIHQ where he served in the National Press Office.
2000, Mr. Miller returned to San Juan to supervise the National
Security Branch Squad. While there, he served as the Acting
Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Counterterrorism
Program in Puerto Rico, all investigations in the U.S. Virgin
Islands, and personnel matters. In 2003, Mr. Miller was
promoted to Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the San
Francisco Division's Counterterrorism Program and the Bay
Area's multi-agency Joint Terrorism Task Force, with responsibility
for California coastal counties from Monterey to Del Norte.
2006, Mr. Miller was promoted into the federal government's
Senior Executive Service and named Section Chief in the
FBI's Internal Investigations Section. In this assignment,
Mr. Miller provided oversight for the intake process utilized
to address all allegations of misconduct levied against
individual FBI employees. He was also responsible for coordination
and completion of all internal affairs investigative cases
for the FBI.
in Berkeley and raised in Eureka, California, by an FBI
family, Mr. Miller earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from
Humboldt State University in 1976. He taught high school
in Lemoore, California, and Amity, Oregon, and worked briefly
for the Yamhill County Oregon Educational Service District.
Mr. Miller nearly completed a Master's Degree in Public
Administration from Portland State University before the
FBI called him to service in late 1980. Mr. Miller and his
wife, Marla, are the parents of three adult children.
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