Administrator Pam Miller
Pam Miller was appointed Administrator of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) on August 19, 2019. Pam brings extensive experience in all aspects of the agency’s work.
Before being appointed to her current position, she was the Senior Associate Administrator for policy at FNS where she worked on a wide range of policies promoting self-sufficiency, program integrity, and instilling public confidence in USDA’s oversight of the 15 nutrition programs.
Prior to joining USDA, Pam worked for the U.S. House of Representatives for 20 years. During her career she was senior professional staff for the House Agriculture Committee where she crafted three farm bills focused on nutrition and specialty crop issues. She then joined the House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee, serving as the lead professional staff for FNS, as well as USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service, and Food Safety and Inspection Service accounts developing annual spending bills. Her experience as staff for both the Agriculture and Appropriations Committees give her a unique perspective to implementing nutrition policy at USDA. Pam grew up on a small livestock operation near Lubbock, Texas, and received her degree in Agricultural Communications from Texas Tech University.