- Divisions:City Council
- Title:Council Member
- Phone:(941) 575-3319
Term 2019 - 2021
John Miller was born in Mankato, MN, and graduated from Luther College in Decorah, IA with a BS in Chemistry. He also holds an MS in Physical Chemistry and an MBA from the University of Chicago. He has 35 years of healthcare management experience at the University of Chicago Hospitals and Smith Kline Beecham Pharmaceuticals. When he and his wife Terry moved to Punta Gorda in 2003, they joined the Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association(PGICA) and other clubs. John has served as Treasurer and President of the Floridians and Treasurer and Commodore of the Seafarers. John has held several positions on the PGI Civic Association Board, including Building Administrator, Director of Planning Government Liaison and President
As a lead up to the City Master Plan initiative, John was on the TEAM PG planning committee that produced the Journey to the Future Seminar. He was also a facilitator at the Master Plan charettes in March 2019.
John is a graduate of the Punta Gorda Citizens Academy. He is also on the Board of his condo complex, serving as treasurer and landscape director. At his church, First United Methodist of Punta Gorda, he is on the Finance and the Stewardship Committees. John is also an active member of the Punta Gorda Last Straw Committee. In January 2019, John joined the City of Punta Gorda Police Department Volunteer bicycle patrol. For relaxation, John bicycles, plays tennis, boats and works out.
John looks forward to working with the Council to manage the process of implementing the 2019 City Master Plan while ensuring the City maintains its unique small-town culture and charm.