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HELEN MILLER’S EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND AS STATED IN OUR DEPOSITION

Q.• •I note that at least in your email, that you
14• identify yourself as a doctor.• Are you a medical
15• doctor or PhD?
16• • • A.• •PhD.
17• • • Q.• •And what’s your PhD in?
18• • • A.• •Management of technology with minor fields in
19• organizational theory and behavior and regional
20• economics.
21• • • Q.• •Okay.• So what is that?
22• • • A.• •Well, that is looking at how technology
23• benefits society as a whole primarily from a policy
24• perspective, but it would also consist of evaluating
25• technology to see what it could be used for in terms

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•1• of basis for new products and services and how that
•2• could be formed further to develop companies that
•3• would provide those services or products.
•4• • • Q.• •Have you been employed in that field of
•5• study?
•6• • • A.• •Yes.
•7• • • Q.• •And tell me a little bit about your
•8• employment history.
•9• • • A.• •After graduate school, I worked for Exxon USA
10• in Houston, also Exxon production research for about
11• five years.• Then I went back to Austin, Texas, and
12• was the first advanced technology coordinator for the
13• Texas Economic Development Commission; then was
14• recruited by the Texas A&M University system to do a
15• turnaround of the INVAN program, Institute For New
16• Ventures and Technology.• So I formed out of that the
17• technology business development division of the Texas
18• Engineering Experiment Station, and did that for about
19• five years.
20• • • Q.• •Was that affiliated with the university, or
21• is that some sort of state program?
22• • • A.• •No, it is part of Texas a & m University
23• system, which is composed of Texas A&M University, the
24• engineering experiment station, and the agriculture
25• experiment station among other components.

HELEN MILLER’S EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND AS STATED IN AN APPLICATION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

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Helen B. Miller, Ph.D.

Mayor, Town of White Springs, Florida. April 2010 to present. Responsible for developing and implementing a new vision for the Town, including education and related services, health care and sustainable economic development. Responsible for White Springs being selected by Department of Economic Opportunity in 2013 as one of our pilots for Competitive Florida Partnership – now in year 2 of planning and implementation. As community volunteer organized White Springs HOPE Program, which operates a Fuel Bank for low-income citizens and an 8-week Summer Enrichment program for K-12 children (planning underway for 6th year in 2015.

Focusing on Family – January 2000 to 2009. Children and adult family members.

Director of Development, Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Education Foundation, Dearborn, MI, May 1997 to Dec. 1999. Established collaborative funding agreement with the National Science Foundation, partnership with Michigan Virtual University for pilot program in distance learning, collaboration with Western Governors University and Utah State University for pilot program to develop distance learning manufacturing engineering certificate program.

Director, State and Institutional Relations (August 1994- January 1995), Director Philanthropic Relations (January 1992-Aug. 1994) National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS). Ann Arbor, MI.

Director, State and Institutional Relations (August 1994- January 1995), Director Philanthropic Relations (January 1992-Aug. 1994) National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS). Ann Arbor, MI.

HELEN MILLER’S EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND AS STATED in THE IC2 INSTITUTE DIRECTORY

Helen Baca Miller (1985) helenbmiller@windstream.net 386.397.1111 Mayor Town of White Springs PO Box 487, 16468 Camp Avenue White Springs, FL 32096 Expertise: strategic planning; technology education & training; technology transfer Helen Baca Miller is mayor of the Town of White Springs, Florida. She is the vice chair of Florida Leaders Organized for Water (FLOW), a member of the Suwannee River League of Cities, and serves on the Florida League of Cities Energy & Environmental Quality Legislative Committee. She organized the Helping Our People Excel (HOPE) programs in White Springs to deliver education and community services to at-risk youth and their families. These services include HOPE summer and after school programs, teen internships, adult and community education, and the fuel bank that salvages trees throughout the year to cut, split, and deliver fire wood during winter months to low-income families. She held previous positions with St. Edwards University, Exxon USA, and EPRCo, Texas Department of Commerce, Texas Engineering Experiment Station, National Center for Manufacturing Sciences, and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers. She also consulted with private companies and public agencies. She was a founding director of both the Texas Innovation Information Network System and the Texas Technology Transfer Association, and served on the board of the Technology Transfer Society. Mayor Miller received her BBA, MBA, and PhD degrees from The University of Texas at Austin.

HELEN MILLER’S BACKGROUND IN WHITE SPRINGS

Miller has a Ph.D. in economic development and has worked in Texas and with Florida A&M to promote economic development in small communities. She says it was serendipity that brought her to White Springs.
“I fell in love with the rural community,” said Miller.
Miller is director of the development of the Office of Adult Education now open in White Springs, and along with help from the community, plans to hold a summer enrichment program for children and develop internships for local teenagers and young adults. She said the enrichment program will offer activities such as yoga and sign language classes, while internships to participate in a variety of different projects, including a Google project, will be available.
“Hamilton County is the poorest per capita income county in the state of Florida and the 35th poorest in the country, and the fact they are interested in offering tennis to the kids in the community is fantastic,” said USTA Florida Associate Executive Director, Play Tennis Division, Andy McFarland. “It will be really inspiring to see how tennis is going to change the culture of the White Springs community. With the big-hearted efforts of people like Tom Moore, Spencer Lofton and Mayor Helen Miller, the town of White Springs is going to be a tennis community. It is exciting to play a part in their tennis future.”

IF ANYONE KNOWS WHO THE REAL HELEN MILLER IS, PLEASE LET US KNOW. AT LEAST THE INFORMATION FROM WHITE SPRINGS IS CORRECT PERHAPS

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Miller has a Ph.D. in economic development and has worked in Texas and with Florida A&M to promote economic development in small communities. She says it was serendipity that brought her to White Springs.”I fell in love with the rural community,” said Miller.
Miller is director of the development of the Office of Adult Education now open in White Springs, and along with help from the community, plans to hold a summer enrichment program for children and develop internships for local teenagers and young adults. She said the enrichment program will offer activities such as yoga and sign language classes, while internships to participate in a variety of different projects, including a Google project, will be available.

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