William (Bill) Jamieson’s career has included leadership positions in business, government, religion and education. He currently serves as president of the Micah Institute in Asheville, North Carolina. Bill was ordained a deacon in the Episcopal Church in 1989, and his ministry has centered around advocacy for low-income families and children.
Bill has taught master-degree level courses in leadership and management at the School of Theology at Claremont, California and several universities. He was a founding board member of ASU’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy. Bill served in two cabinet-level appointments in Arizona Governor Bruce Babbitt’s administration and as chair of the Governor’s cabinet. Prior to that, he worked in Governor Jimmy Carter’s administration in Georgia, and with the Carter administration in Washington, D.C. He left government in 1984 to form a public affairs and management consulting firm in Phoenix. Bill was also the majority owner of two other businesses, E&J Travel at Travis Air Force Base in California, and Travis Express, an airport-connector bus company in Northern California.