Anne Miller - Board President
Current term expires: April 2021
- First elected to the Board of Education in 1997
- Serves as Board President
Anne has proudly served on District 300’s Board of Education since 1997, making her the most experienced member of the current board. She has served on several Board committees during her tenure on the Board including, Education, Policy and Discipline Committees.
She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree and Juris Doctorate degree from DePaul University. She also completed a 40-hour post-graduate mediation program at DePaul. She was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1999. Anne also earned her L.LM. in Taxation from Villanova University.
Her District 300 volunteer positions have included: chair of the Re-Zoning Committee, member of Consortium for Educational Change, improvement teams for Eastview Elementary School (16 continuous years) and Algonquin Middle School, and PTO co-president. She served as Board Secretary for several years, and has been Board President since 2011. Her commitment to the Board is due in part to her being a District 300 resident for over 40 years, where she has seen her three children all graduate from District 300 schools. Anne is a member of both the Illinois Association of School Boards and National Association of School Boards.
Anne is an accomplished attorney, and currently is a partner in the Lake in the Hills law firm of Fishman Miller PC, which provides legal expertise in mediation, estate planning, corporate, and elder care matters. She is a recognized legal expert, with extensive experience in all aspects of fiduciary services, including complex claims reconciliation and preference and fraudulent conveyance analysis, with specific expertise in resolving tax and medical provider claims. Her professional credentials are many and include her being admitted to practice law in Illinois, Northern District of Illinois, Southern District of Indiana and Western District of Missouri as well as being a current member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the American Bankruptcy Institute. Anne also is currently a coordinator for the McHenry County Peer Jury Program. Her passion for elder care has led her to also serve as Chairperson of the Board of Directors for JourneyCare Hospice, a not-for-profit agency.
Anne's community involvement beyond the school district is extensive and includes: committee chair for Cub Scout Pack 151; committee chair for Boy Scout Troop 151; chair for Cub Scout activities for the Kishwaukee District; religious education teacher St. Margaret Mary (Recipient of Bishop O'Neil Catechist of the Year Award); T-Ball and soccer coach; and co-chair of the children's committee for Angel Towne.
Development and Training Activities:
- Open Meetings Act PA 97-504 (07/2014)
- Professional Development Leader Training PA 97-08 (07/2013)
- Performance Evaluation Reform Act (07/2013)
Anne Miller, Board President