Chapter Member Spotlight
Name: Robert M. Mills (Nicknames: Bob; Bobby)
Hometown: Amelia, Virginia
Graduated VSU: Class of 1957
Degree: Bachelor of Arts Degree with distinction
in Business Economics, Virginia State College
Other Degrees: Master of Arts in International
Relations (Boston University - 1972)
First job after college: U. S. Army (Second Lieutenant). Initial assignment: Launcher Platoon Leader, 1st Missile Battalion (Nike Ajax), Camp Hanford, Washington
Last position held: Deputy Director (GS-15), Special Access Programs Policy, Office of Assistant Secretary of Defense (Security and Intelligence Operations)/Security Directorate, The Pentagon, Washington, DC. Retired in 1984 as a U.S. Army lieutenant colonel.
How long have you been active with the Chapter: I have been active with the Chapter for about 34 years.
What positions have you held within the Chapter: I have served as Parliamentarian and member of the Scholarship Committee. I chaired the special committee that revised the Chapter's By-Laws in May 2008. I now disseminate selected information concerning Chapter members and other VSU alumni to enhance alumni awareness of VSU and VSU-related matters.
Professional Memberships/Community Involvement: Life member of VSU Alumni Association; Military Officers Association of America; and SHAPE Officers Association. Charter member of VSU 1882 Society. Member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.; AARP (Washington, DC Chapter); NAACP; Russell Grove High School Alumni Association, Amelia, VA; South County Economic Development Association, Inc., Fort Washington, MD; River Bend Civic Association, Fort Washington, MD; Membership Group #10, Alfred Street Baptist Church, Alexandria, VA; and Harmony Hallers Senior Citizens of Fort Washington, MD. Supporter of Maya Angelou Public Charter School, Washington, DC.