District Conservationist, USDA NRCS, San Carlos, Arizona
Millie Titla is the District Conservationist with USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) on the San Carlos Apache Reservation, in San Carlos, Arizona. She began her career with NRCS in 2001 as the State American Indian Liaison in Phoenix, Arizona. In addition to her duties as a Liaison, she was also the Chairperson of the Civil Rights Advisory Committee, the Combined Federal Campaign Agency Coordinator, and the Agency Coordinator for the Southwest Strategy Tribal Relations Support Team. Prior to working with NRCS, Millie worked for the San Carlos Apache Tribe as a Soil Conservationist, and also was the President of the San Carlos Apache Natural Resources Conservation District (NRCD). Millie has been a member of the American Indian Alaska Native Employees Association for NRCS (AIANEA) since 2001 and a member of the Society of American Indian Government Employees (SAIGE) since 2004. She served as the Vice President and President of AIANEA, in 2006-2008, and also served on the SAIGE Board of Directors in 2005-2007. Millie was also the Chairperson for the Annual SAIGE Training and Conference held in Tucson, Arizona, which was attended by 500 government employees. Millie, a San Carlos Apache, was born and raised on the San Carlos Apache Reservation in Arizona. She attended Arizona State University where she majored in agriculture and range management. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Resources and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agribusiness. She also received a Master of Science Degree in Agribusiness. Millie enjoys spending time with her two sons, traveling, hiking, and gardening.