THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (Aboard Air Force One) ________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release May 20, 1999
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES PAUL S. MILLER AS A COMMISSIONER OF EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION The President today announced his intent to nominate Paul S. Miller
to serve as a Commissioner of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Paul Steven Miller, of Los Angeles, California, has served on the Commission since October, 1994. During his tenure, he has co-chaired a successful task force to develop an alternative dispute resolution program for the EEOC and chaired a Commission-wide task force, which evaluated and proposed changes to the agency's litigation program to enhance its effectiveness. Currently, Mr. Miller is also serving on the Presidential Task Force on Employment of Adults with Disabilities. Prior to his appointment to the EEOC, he served as Deputy Director of the U.S. Office of Consumer Affairs and in the White House Office of Presidential Personnel as a liaison to the disability community. Previously, he served as the Director of Litigation for the Western Law Center for Disability Rights, a non-profit legal services center. While there, Mr. Miller litigated all types of disability rights cases, including employment, education, transportation, and access discrimination. Mr. Miller has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, a visiting Professor of Law at the University of California at Los Angeles, and a ParsonVisiting Scholar at the University of Sydney. Mr. Miller received a B.A. degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a J.D. degree from Harvard Law School.
The mission of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is to promote equal opportunity in employment through administrative and judicial enforcement of the federal civil rights laws and through educational and technical assistance. The EEOC has the responsibility to enforce Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and other federal laws that prohibit employment discrimination.