Millennium Magazine_9th Ed

197 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine GOVERNMENT AND MILITARY Understanding the significance of helping others who are in need of aid, Carolyn C. McMillan decided to dedicate her life to serving veterans. A veteran herself, she served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1965 to 1968 before commencing her career in government. From 1973 to 1976, she served the Los Angeles County Department of Public Social Service before being employed by the State of California as the coordinator of a disabled veterans outreach program in Los Angeles in 1977. Serving in that role for one year, she then became a local veteran’s employment representative in 1978 until 1980. From 1980 until her retirement, Ms. McMillan served as an assistant director of veteran’s employment for the U.S. Department of Labor in San Bernardino and Riverside counties, California. Educated at California State University, Los Angeles, Ms. McMillan has also lent her considerable expertise to various civic endeavors. She sat on the board of directors of the California Department of Veterans Affairs in Sacramento from 1982 to 1983, and has also since engaged in various organizations for breast cancer awareness. Additionally, Ms. McMillan works in hospice care as a volunteer, serves her local church and works with the homeless veteran population. As a testament to her success, Ms. McMillan has accrued several accolades. In 1981, she was named to the Outstanding Young Women of America by the U.S. Jaycees. Likewise, she received an Outstanding Community Achievement Award from the Federal Executive Board of Los Angeles in 1982, having previously been recognized by former President Jimmy Carter in 1979. Ms. McMillan has been selected for inclusion in the 15th edition of Who’s Who of American Women in 1986 and the 72nd edition of Who’s Who in America in 2019. The proud mother of two children, Bryan and Caryn, Ms. McMillan also has four grandchildren. Looking forward, she intends to continue helping the veteran population in California. CAROLYN C. MCMILLAN ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF VETERAN’S EMPLOYMENT (RETIRED) U.S. Department of Labor Upland, CA