Honorary Board Member
Jeff Miller was born in St. Petersburg, Florida. After graduating from Bronson High School in 1977, he served for one year under the National FFA Organization as Florida State Secretary. He went on to receive a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Florida in 1984. He was a real estate broker and a deputy sheriff before taking public office.
Congressman Miller was a member of the Florida House of Representatives from November 3, 1998 to October 16, 2001. During his three years there, he was a member of the committees on Utilities & Telecommunications, Congressional Redistricting, Council for Ready Infrastructure, and Rules, Ethics & Elections. During his second term in the state house, he was chairman of the Utilities of Telecommunications Committee. He also oversaw a board in charge of community development in Escambia County.
During the 107th Congress, he served on the House Armed Services Committee (Subcommittee on Total Force and the Subcommittee on Military Research and Development and the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. During the 108th Congress, he served on the House Armed Services Committee (Subcommittee on Readiness and the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Unconventional Threats and Capabilities) and the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. During the 109th Congress, he served on the House Armed Services Committee (Subcommittee on Readiness the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Unconventional Threats and Capabilities, and the Subcommittee on Projection Forces), the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and the United States Select Bipartisan Committee on Hurricane Katrina Preparation/Response Investigation.
Congressman Miller lives near Pensacola, Florida with his wife Vicki. They have two children and four grandchildren and are members of Olive Baptist Church.