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Chapter Member Spotlight 

MillsName: 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.