Tom Miller

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Tom J. Miller a former US career diplomat for the past 29 years who was the US Ambassador to Greece and Bosnia-Herzegovina - was appointed as the international CEO of Plan USA in January 2005. [1]

"Thomas J. Miller was the U.S. Ambassador to Greece from 09/21/2001 to 12/2004. "He was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on August 1, 2001, and sworn in on September 21, 2001. Ambassador Miller served as the U.S. Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina from 1999 until 2001. He previously served as Special Coordinator for Cyprus (with the rank of ambassador) from August 1997 until the Bosnia assignment. Ambassador Miller held the position of Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Athens, Greece from 1994 to 1997.

"Ambassador Miller joined the Department of State in 1976. During most of the 1980s and early 1990s, he concentrated on the Middle East, serving twice on the Israeli Desk (once as Director), heading the Office of Maghreb (North African) Affairs, and acting as Director of an office on counter-terrorism. He served in the embassy’s political section in Athens from 1985-1987.

"Earlier in his career, Ambassador Miller served as an analyst for Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia (1976-77), as Special Assistant to the Undersecretary for Political Affairs (1977-79), and as Deputy Principal Officer at the U.S. Consulate in Chiang Mai, Thailand (1979-81).

"Ambassador Miller has taught courses on Diplomacy and International Relations at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. He initiated Model United Nations programs at three Washington, DC inner-city high schools and replicated this program during his service in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

"Ambassador Miller has received numerous awards, including the Department of State’s Equal Opportunity Award, its Superior Honor Award (5 times), its Meritorious Honor Award, The State Department’s Senior Performance Pay, two Drug Enforcement Administration awards, and many others.

"Ambassador Miller was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1948. He received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Michigan in 1969 and holds two Masters Degrees (in Asian Studies and Political Science) and a Ph.D. in Political Science (1975) from the University of Michigan. He speaks Greek, Spanish, Thai, Indonesian, and Japanese." [2]

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  1. Tom Miller, new international CEO of Plan, visits Australia, Plan Australia, accessed September 16, 2008.
  2. Thomas J. Miller, US Department of State, accessed September 16, 2008.