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Dorsey C. Miller, president and CEO of DC Miller and Associates, has been selected by Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez to serve on the U.S. Census Bureau’s Advisory Committee on the African-American population.
As a member of the nine-person committee, the Parkland, Fla., resident will advise the Census Bureau on the new American Community Survey and ways to achieve a more accurate count of the African-American population in the 2010 Census.
Miller has more than 40 years of community service and civic outreach nationally and in the state of Florida. Miller is a member and past president of the Kiwanis Club of Central Broward County, and has served on the boards of numerous organizations, including the American Cancer Society, Broward Community College and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce. Miller served as 35th Grand Basileus (national president) of Omega Psi Phi fraternity. He also is a former executive director of Diversity and Equal Educational Opportunity for Broward County.
Miller is widely recognized for his local and national contributions and has an extensive network of national affiliate organizations from which to draw during the 2010 Census. Miller received a bachelor’s degree from Morehouse College in Atlanta, a master’s from the University of Florida and a doctorate in education from Florida Atlantic University.
Five race and ethnic advisory committees — African-American, American Indian and Alaska Native, Asian, Hispanic, and Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander —advise the Census Bureau on issues affecting minority populations. The committees are assembled from the public at large and representatives of national, state, local and tribal entities, as well as nonprofit and private sector organizations. Members of the committees are academicians, community leaders, policy makers and others interested in an accurate count for their communities.