Tom Miller is the Electric Utility Director for the City of Shasta Lake and oversees the municipal’s electric utility enterprise.
Tom works with the City Manager and City Council to establish and carry out the plans, policies and annual budgets of the City’s electric utility. Also, Tom manages resource procurement working with the City of Redding, Western Area Power Administration, and Shell Energy North America. He is responsible for system reliability and compliance with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, North American Electric Reliability Corporation, Western Electricity Coordinating Council, and the California Energy Commission regulatory standards. His favorite part of the day is working with staff to provide safe, dependable, affordable, and environmentally responsible energy services to the City’s patrons.
Mr. Miller has over 20 years experience in retail electric distribution working for smaller rural electric cooperatives in Iowa. He has a variety of work experience serving as chief executive officer, assistant manager, administrative and customer service manager, and director of economic development. Tom has created an economic development corporation, an internet service provider company, and assisted starting an electrical consulting engineering firm. He has served on a variety of industry and community boards holding leadership positions. A favorite accomplishment is using tax increment financing to develop a rural residential housing subdivision including a low to moderate income housing component.
Tom earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Central College, Pella, Iowa, double majoring in systems and business management. Tom is a native son of California.