David C. Miller is the director of aviation for St. Louis Regional Airport Authority, East Alton, Illinois.
Mr. Miller earned a Bachelors Degree in business administration from the University of Denver, and a Masters Degree in public administration from the University of Northern Colorado.
He entered the U.S. Air Force where he accrued over 2200 hours each in the KC-135 and B-52 aircraft. He also served as the chief of the Strategic Air Command command post and chief of the base operation division–both at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota.
After the Air Force, his first civilian job was as assistant director for the Bishop International Airport in Flint, Michigan. He then went on to be airport manager in Bismarck, North Dakota; airport manager in Juneau, Alaska; airport manager in Ketchikan, Alaska; then airport manager in Montrose, Colorado. He became airport manager at St. Louis Regional Airport on January 1, 2003.
For fun, Mr. Miller is an avid amateur musician and plays in several municipal bands (including the Edwardsville Municipal Band), civic orchestras, and a rag-tag Dixieland group. He is a licensed amateur radio operator. And he owns two sailboats.