Board President

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Dr. J. Wayne Miller received a BS degree from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and a PhD degree from the California Institute of Technology, both in Chemical Engineering.

Dr. Miller worked at UNOCAL for twenty years and then at Sunoco as VP of Technology and Development. There he was responsible for product innovation and technology implementation and managed a national race fuels business.  He has held several national chair positions.

In 2001, he started teaching at UC-Riverside in the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, including courses on water quality and processing. He is an advisor on the AQMD Clean Fuels Program and was a member of the OC Water District Citizens Desalination Committee. 

In 2007, he was a member of a team that received a national EPA Climate Change Award.

Dr. Miller and his wife Wendy have resided in Yorba Linda for 35 years. They have three children and eight grandchildren.

Term: December 2020