Miller, Donna

Donna Miller - color

Donna Miller served as a Trustee of the North Orange County Community College District from 1996 to 2015. She served three times as Board President, Vice-President and Secretary. She was the Board representative to the Community College Foundation of North Orange County and the community college Orange County Legislative Task Force. Donna is a retired Professor of Speech Communication and Instructional Dean, Liberal Arts at Cerritos College. Donna chaired the Department of Speech Communication, twice chaired the Accreditation Steering Committee at Cerritos, and was both a Faculty Senator and President of the Cerritos College Faculty Association.

Donna has presented numerous times at the CCLC Trustee Board Chair workshop focusing on running effective meetings and developing communication skills for a variety of settings. The emphasis is on helping Boards meet accreditation standards. She regularly conducts a workshop on effective communication skills for Executive Assistants at the CCLC annual trustee conference. She is also a member of the CCLC Advisory Committee on Education Services (ACES).

Donna has an M.A. in Speech Communication from the University of Southern California, a B.A. from California State University, Northridge and post graduate work in Intercultural Communication and Business/Management Communication.