Nate Miley was elected to the Alameda County Board of Supervisors in November 2000 and was sworn in on January 8, 2001. He was re-elected for a fourth term in 2012. Prior to representing District 4, Supervisor Miley had the honor of serving the residents of Oakland City Council, District 6. Voters first elected Nate to the City Council in 1990 and again in 1994 and 1998. While on the council Nate earned a reputation as a “maverick” who proactively worked with the community and his colleagues to address some of the city’s long -standing issues around problem liquor stores, crime, and community development.
Currently, Nate serves on the following Board of Supervisors Committees:
- Local Agency Formation Commission
- Procurement and Contracting - Chair
- Social Services - Chair
- Transportation and Planning Committee - Co-Chair
- Board of Supervisor's Unincorporated Services - Chair
In addition, he is a member of the following:
- Alameda County Meals on Wheels
- Alameda County Transportation Commission
- Bay Area Air Quality Management District - Chair
- East Bay Interagency Alliance
- Oakland Alameda County Coliseum Authority - Chair
Nate has dedicated his entire adult life to community and public service. After finishing Law School at the University of Maryland in 1976, he moved to Oakland to work as a Jesuit Volunteer. Nate began his community involvement by taking a position with the Oakland Community Organizations (OCO) and has worked with many community-based groups as well as trained community organizers through the National Center for Urban Ethnic Affairs.
In 1986, Nate discovered his passion – advocating for older adults who do not often have a voice--and created the United Seniors of Oakland and Alameda County (USOAC). USOAC empowers older adults to improve their quality of life. Nate served as the Executive Director of the United Seniors for more than 20 years and was elected President of the Board in November 2010.
Nate is a proud father of two children and has lived in Oakland for more than 30 years. He brings with him a commitment and platform to deliver and improve transportation, healthcare, public safety, and social services to his diverse constituents of Oakland, Pleasanton and the unincorporated communities of Ashland, Fairview, Castro Valley and Cherryland.