Brian S. Millett Bio
Brian has spent the last fifteen years working in non-profit and government sectors. Most recently Brian served as Project Manager for the City of Eureka in Northern California, where he created, developed and implemented programs for the homeless community. Brian also helped create the non-profit ‘CAPE Fund’, a foundation to raise funds for the City of Eureka’s Community Services Department to serve disadvantage members of the community. During his time as Project Manager, Brian also successfully wrote, received and administered over $1.2 Million dollars in grant funding for various programs and projects.
Brian has a diverse background in media production, he launched a community focused podcast network and has produced both feature length and short documentaries on community programs and projects. Brian has developed a variety of youth programs over the years, one in particular, a teen program known as ‘The GULCH,’ received the League of California Cities ‘Helen Putman Award of Excellence in Community Service, and well as featured in ‘Western City Magazine, as well as the national publication, the National Parks & Recreation Associations “Parks & Rec.”
Brian has a passion for leadership training and staff development, having been responsible during his tenure with the City of Eureka over six different after school programs and summer camps, where he recruited, trained and mentored an average of 75 recreation staff per year.
During his time with the City of Eureka, Brian received two different City Council Awards for Outstanding Achievements Representing the city, as well as the 22nd District of California’s Parent Teacher Associations 2018 Honorary Service Award. Brian also contributed a weekly column to the newspaper The Times Standard entitled “Community Connections” for a five year period.
Previously Brian has worked with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Syracuse, Americorps, and the City of Clearlake,Ca in a variety of community focused roles.