Jaime Miller served as an active Commissioner on the Contra Costa Juvenile Justice Commission. She previously served as Co-Chair of the Commission from July 1, 2019 until June 30th, 2020. Jamie served until her passing in early December 2020.
Jamie Miller is a retired public health advisor for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. During her 37-year career she has worked as an advocate for incarcerated individuals and their medical and mental health care needs through city, county, state and federal health and correctional professionals across the country.
She holds an MPH from Emory University, has lectured and published articles regarding public health in corrections and, for several years, was a member of the National Commission on Correctional Health Care’s Juvenile Committee who provides guidance for health care standards for incarcerated youth as well as other policy issues. She has served on the Contra Costa County Juvenile Justice Commission for nearly 15 years.
Since her retirement, she has volunteered as a writing coach at Richmond High School in Richmond where she lives with her husband of 30 years. She also volunteers as a docent at the Rosie the Riveter National Park and as the annual dinner co-chair and development committee member for the Rosie the Riveter National Trust.