Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District
Lee Miller serves as the General Counsel of the Southeastern Colorado Water Conservancy District (SECWCD), a position that he has held since 2011. Prior to taking the in-house position at SECWCD, Miller was in private water law practice. From 1996 to 1999, he was a First Assistant Attorney General, serving as the Colorado Attorney General’s representative to the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB), and acted as the chief advisor to state agencies, boards, and commissions on water matters. Before coming to Colorado from Washington, D.C., Miller served as a legislative advisor to U.S. Senator from Colorado, Hank Brown. In addition, he served as an attorney for the U.S. Department of the Interior where he provided legal advice to the Secretary and other departmental agencies on issues concerning various states’ water rights laws, federal reclamation laws, environmental laws, and Indian law. Miller received his J.D. and B.A. from the University of Wyoming. Miller currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the Colorado Water Congress State Affairs Committee, the Colorado representative on the Colorado River Water Users Association’s Resolutions Committee, as an advisor to the Colorado Representative to the Upper Colorado River Commission and a member of the Commission’s Legal Committee, and as a member of the Colorado Water Conservation Board’s Demand Management Feasibility Law and Policy Workgroup.