Jay Miller, Candidate for Whitefish Bay Village Board

Incumbent, 22-year resident seeking third term as village trustee.

Name: Jay Miller

Address: 4820 N. Oakland Ave.

Age: 63

Occupation: Tax attorney and adjunct professor at Lubar School of Business, UWM

Family: Married to Donna Faw for 33 years. Two children: Douglas (29); Anna (26).

How long have you lived in village? 22-1/2 years

Have you held political office? Current position as trustee. Elected once to complete an unfinished term (2009) and again (2010) to a full three-year term.

Related experience: Currently (and for the last four years ) Trustee of WFB Village Board and also (in the last year) member of the Community Development Authority.

Formerly member and president of WFB Advocates for Education; formerly member and president of Blue Dukes; formerly member of WFB Public Education Foundation; and formerly member of the WFB Planning Commission.

I also worked at Northwestern Mutual for nearly 20 years, managing professionals (mostly lawyers) and making tough financial and personnel decisions with respect the division I was in charge of. Prior to that I was a Trial Attorney with the United States Department of Justice.

My interest in current civic developments is reflected by the fact that I have been a Community Columnist for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel for last few years. That program is coming to a close.


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