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Vernon Miller

Running for School Board
Vernon Miller, part of the Thunder Clan from the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska, is the former Business Teacher at Umonhon (Omaha) Nation Public Schools on the Omaha Tribal Reservation in Macy, Nebraska. Miller was named Teacher of the Year by the National Indian Education Association in 2010, was appointed Chairman of the Omaha Tribal Election Commission in 2011, and in 2012 was named Indian Country’s 40 under 40 by the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development. Vernon Miller has also previously served as the Western Regional Director & Election Chair for the American Indian/Alaska Native Caucus for the National Education Association (NEA). In November 2012, Vernon was selected by the University of Nebraska as an “Alumni Master.” Every fall, outstanding alumni return to campus to share their experiences and knowledge with students.