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Biography

U.S. House of Representatives
United States Representative Jeff Miller serves Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.  The Committee on Veterans’ Affairs is responsible for authorization and oversight of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA.)  VA is the second largest department in the federal government with over 300,000 employees and a budget of over $150 billion.

Miller also serves on the House Armed Services Committees (HASC.)  As a senior member of HASC, Miller has proven to be a strong advocate for our men and women in uniform, and he is one of the leading proponents of Naval Aviation, Special Operations, and Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E.)  Miller was instrumental in helping establish Eglin Air Force Base as the joint primary training location for the F-35 Lightning II. 

Congressman Miller was appointed to serve on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI). The HPSCI provides policy guidance and sets classified funding levels for the sixteen agencies of the Intelligence Community funded by the National Intelligence Program and the Military Intelligence Program. Recently, the Intelligence Committee has held important hearings on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, U.S. Intelligence Operations against Al Qaeda, and Security Clearance Reform.

Congressman Miller also serves on the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Parliamentary Assembly (NATO PA), where he serves as Vice Chairman of  the subcommittee on Transatlantic Defense and Security Cooperation.

Since coming to Congress, Miller has established himself as one of the staunchest conservatives in the House. He has championed numerous tax relief and veterans' measures and fought for less government, less taxes, and more personal freedom. 


Florida House of Representatives
 Mr. Miller was sworn in as State Representative in 1998 and again in 2000 to serve District 1. He has served as Chairman of the Utilities & Telecommunications Committee. He was also a member of the Congressional Redistricting Committee, the Committee on General Government Appropriations, the Committee on Rules, Ethics & Elections, and the Council for Ready Infrastructure. He is the past Chairman of the Escambia County Legislative Delegation for 1999-2000. 

Community Service 
In addition to his prior service as a State Legislator, Congressman Miller is active in the community as a board member of the Santa Rosa County United Way, the Pregnancy Resource Center of Milton, the Gulf Coast Council of Boy Scouts of America, and the Florida FFA Foundation. He is a member of the Florida Historical Society and various area Chambers of Commerce. Congressman Miller is a native Floridian and was born in 1959. Prior to serving in elected office, he was a real estate broker and deputy sheriff. He earned his Bachelor's degree in 1984 at the University of Florida.

 
Family
Representative Miller is married to the former Vicki Griswold. They are members of Olive Baptist Church in Pensacola. They have two children and three grandchildren. 

 
Introductory Biography
United States Representative Jeff Miller serves as Chairman of the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, as well as on the House Armed Services Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.

Miller has established himself as one of the staunchest conservatives in the House of Representatives. As Chairman of the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, Miller is responsible for authorization and oversight of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA.)  VA is the second largest department in the federal government with over 300,000 employees and a budget of over $150 billion.

He has championed numerous tax relief and veterans' measures and fought for less government, less taxes, and more personal freedom.

Congressman Miller is married to the former Vicki Griswold.  They are members of Olive Baptist Church in Pensacola .They have two children and three grandchildren.