THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES DOUGLAS L. MILLER AS A MEMBER OF THE FEDERAL HOUSING FINANCE BOARD
The President today announced the nomination of Douglas L. Miller as a Member of the Federal Housing Finance Board.
Mr. Douglas L. Miller, of South Dakota, served as Chief of Staff and Administrative Assistant to former Senator Larry Pressler from 1991 to 1997, and also as Legislative Director and Legislative Assistant, dealing with foreign relations, defense, intelligence and appropriations issues, from 1979 to 1991. Mr. Miller was a Professor of Political Science at Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota, from 1970 to 1979. He served as the Chair of the Department of Social Science from 1974 to 1979.
Mr. Miller received his B.A. in Government from the University of South Dakota, Vermillion, his M.A. in Asian Studies from the University of Hawaii, Honolulu, and his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Colorado, Boulder.
The Federal Housing Finance Board is an independent agency of the executive branch with supervisory authority and oversight responsibility for the Federal Home Loan Bank System and its twelve district banks. The purpose of the board is to ensure that the Federal Home Loan Banks operate in a financially sound manner, fulfill their housing finance mission and remain adequately capitalized and able to raise funds in capital markets.