Director, Department of Environmental Health
Jack Miller has been an Environmental Health professional for over 30 years, starting first in Orange County and now as the Director of the County of San Diego’s Department of Environmental Health. Jack has worked in most Environmental Health program areas including: food protection, hazardous materials, medical waste, recreational health, stormwater, land use, solid waste, Occupational Health and Vector Control. Jack has been a Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) since 1971.
As Director, Jack sets the policy direction for all Department of Environmental Health (DEH) programs organized in four divisions: the Food and Housing, Hazardous Materials, Land and Water Quality and Community Health. These programs help to ensure the public is protected from public health and environmental threats. DEH staff performs their duties in a professional manner that emphasizes outstanding customer service.
Prior to coming to DEH, Jack developed his environmental health technical, supervisory and managerial skills at Orange County Environmental Health. He is a member of the last graduating class of San Fernando Valley State College, now California State University at Northridge.