Lee Miller

Miller Timber Services, Inc. Founder

President / CEO / Owner of Miller Timber June 1981 to present

Lee Miller is President of Miller Timber Services. As a working president of a very successful, well-diversified company, Lee is a respected leader in the forestry industry and an active member of the community. Lee’s knowledge and experience in forest operations, forest practices, forest engineering, and wildland fire suppression have made him a highly sought-after professional.

Lee has actively engaged in all aspects of forest management and wildland fire suppression effort, from the early planning phase through execution. Aggressive goals are put in place and priorities are established to drive the overall effort in a manner that ensures success well into the future.

Training and Education

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Forestry Engineering, Oregon State University
  • S-290, Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior
  • S-215, Fire Operations in Wildland/Urban Interface
  • S-390, Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior Calculations
  • S-200, Initial Attack Incident Commander
  • S-330, Task Force / Strike Team Leader
  • Oregon Professional Logger; California Professional Logger
  • Professional Associations
  • The Society of American Foresters, Mary’s Peak chapter (29 years, past chapter officer)
  • Conference of Forest Engineers-Western Region Board of Directors (24 years)
  • The Association of Oregon Loggers (32 years, Chapter Chair 98-09, District Rep 09-12)
  • Oregon Professional Logger Program (Committee Chair 2010-2015)
  • National Wildfire Suppression Association (28 years, President, Board of Directors, Treasurer)
  • Pacific NW Crew Chapter NWSA (Board Member 2010-2012, chapter Chair 2012-2016)
  • Agency Oversight Committees
  • Western OR Forest Protection Association (30 years, Board of Directors, Pres. 2016)
  • ODF Smoke Management Review Committee (small woodlot owner Rep 04-07, 12-15)
  • ODF Smoke Management Advisory Committee (1996 – 2016)
  • Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Forest Activities Code Committee (2004-2005)
  • Oregon State College of Forestry Research Advisory Committee (2006 – present)
  • Oregon State College of Forestry Deans Advisory Board (2012)
  • ODF Industrial Fire Regulation Committee (2015-present)
  • Keep Oregon Green Board of Trustees  (2019-present)
  • Certifications
  • CRWB/ICT5; ENGB; CDL, Wilderness First Responder


  • Timber Harvesting Magazine’s Logging Business of the Year (2019)
  • Vidgren Foundation Forestry Professionals Award (2014)
  • Oregon State University Outstanding Alumnus Award Recipient (2010-11)
  • Associated Oregon Loggers Logger of the Year (2012)
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