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Riverside Community College DistrictCandidate for Trustee, Trustee Area 1

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Nathan A. Miller

Riverside Community College District Trustee
24,230 votes (46.05%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Adding more classes and developing a quality Agricultural Program
  • Streamlining the enrollment process
  • Upgrading our outdated website to improve student access

Experience

Experience

Profession:Norco College Trustee / Business Owner
President / CEO, Mars Consulting (2008–current)
Committee Member, Riverside County Office of Education School District Organizing Committee — Elected position (2014–current)
Trustee / Board Member, Riverside Community College District — Elected position (2012–current)
Vice Chair, Corona Norco Unified School District Bond Oversight Committee — Appointed position (2015–current)

Education

California Polytechnic University Pomona Bachelor's Degree in Political Science, Focused on the following disciplines - Astronomy, Physics, Philosophy & Political Science (2010)

Community Activities

Member, Corona Rotary (2015–current)
Member, Norco Chamber of Commerce (2013–current)
40 Under 40 Award Honoree, Corona Chamber of Commerce (2016–2016)
40 Under 40 Award Honoree, Corona Chamber of Commerce (2016–2016)

Biography

Nathan currently owns his own Professional Consulting Company.  He previously served as Deputy District Director for  California State Board of Equalization Vice Chair Diane Harkey.  Nathan also previously served as District Director to then 40th District Assemblyman Mike Morrell, now a State Senator. 

            In his first bid for elected office, Nathan was elected as Trustee for the Riverside Community College District in November 2012.  He currently serves as Secretary of the Board, Chair of the Riverside Community College District Facilities Committee and spearheads efforts to close the gap between graduation rates and college readiness. Nathan was also recently tapped to serve as a voting member on the Riverside County Committee on School District Organization.  This Committee aids in the redistricting of Riverside County At-Large K-12 School Districts to Single Member Districts in compliance with the California Voters Rights Act.

Prior to working in politics he worked in several diverse fields from minor commercial acting and opening/managing new restaurants for the Cheesecake Factory to his position as Telescope Operator for the large telescope at the Griffith Observatory.

 Nathan attended California Polytechnic University, Pomona earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science with completed coursework in Astronomy and Physics. Nathan is married to Heather, a Norco native and together they live in Corona with their three children: Max, Michelle and Alexander.  Nathan grew up in Manhattan Beach and if he has free time, you will likely find him surfing and at the beach with his family.  He and his family also enjoy camping and count Sequoia and Kings Canyon as one of their favorite places to visit.

 

Nathan believes that in pursuit of success in all things, there is no substitute for hard work.  His lives by the philosophy that if the ends one pursues are truly virtuous, the means by which one attains such ends must be equally virtuous. You can always succeed justly with integrity; you just might have to work longer and harder to get there the right way.

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Riverside Sheriff's Association

Organizations (2)

  • Republican Party of Riverside County
  • The Lincoln Club of Riverside County

Elected Officials (20)

  • Norco Mayor Kevin Bash
  • Norco Mayor Pro Tem Greg Newton
  • Norco Councilmember Ted Hoffman
  • Corona Vice Mayor Dick Haley
  • Corona Councilmember Karen Spiegel
  • Corona Councilmember Randy Fox
  • Corona Councilmember Eugene Montanez
  • Eastvale Councilmember Adam Rush
  • Eastvale Councilmember Clint Lorimore
  • Senator Mike Morrell
  • Congressman (Colonel Ret.) Paul Cook
  • Riverside County Supervisor Kevin Jeffries
  • Riverside County Supervisor Marion Ashley
  • Riverside County Supervisor John Benoit
  • Eastvale Mayor Pro Tem Joe Tessari
  • Corona Mayor Jason Scott
  • Congressman Ken Calvert
  • Riverside County Sheriff Stan Sniff
  • Riverside County Supervisor John Tavaglione
  • Congresswoman Mia Love

Individuals (4)

  • Jesus Holguin, Immediate Past Chairman - CA School Boards Association
  • Frank Montez, Chairman - California Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Andrea Hove
  • Betty Bash

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

MORE CLASSES - LESS TIME

Nathan has consistently and successfully worked to increase class

offerings and fast track students to complete their education

requirements in Career Technical Education and 4 year degrees.

LOCAL CONTROL

As Norco College Trustee Nathan is the first Boardmember elected to

represent Corona, Norco and Eastvale. He believes that government’s

priority is in protecting and empowering its citizens. We know our

issues better than Sacramento and Washington and will make better

decisions to serve our students.

STUDENTS FIRST

Nathan believes that money needs to be spent in the classroom

and not on wasteful bureaucracy. Our job is to get resources into

students hands that they need in order to be successful in their

endeavors.

Nathan believes that in pursuit of success in all things, there is no substitute for hard work.  His lives by the philosophy that if the ends one pursues are truly virtuous, the means by which one attains such ends must be equally virtuous. You can always succeed justly with integrity; you just might have to work longer and harder to get there the right way.

 

 

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— October 26, 2016 Candidate / Charter Communications

The highs and lows of social media and its impact on culture and public scrutiny.  When does sensetivity go too far and who defines those standards?

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