Jerry T. Miller was born in Louisville. He earned his B.S. Degree in Accounting from the University of Kentucky and then went on to work for 31 years in the private sector, most of which with Humana, as a CPA and executive. In 2004, he joined the Fletcher Administration where he worked with Commerce Cabinet Secretary Jim Host on issues affecting Louisville. Jerry was appointed Commissioner of Kentucky’s State Parks by Governor Ernie Fletcher in 2006. While Parks’ Commissioner, he founded the Kentucky State Parks Foundation and hired the first naturalist for E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park.
Since leaving state government, Jerry has volunteered for a variety of not-for-profit organizations. He currently serves on the Board of Christian Care Communities and Middletown Christian Church, of which he is Chairman. Jerry is the past President of the Middletown Lions Club and his neighborhood Home Owners Association.
Miller was elected in 2010 to succeed Hal Heiner as Councilman for Metro Council District 19 and serves the suburban cities of Blue Ridge Manor, Douglass Hills, Middletown and Woodland Hills, as well as many neighborhoods including Arlington Meadows, Berrytown, Beckley Woods, Copperfield, Eastwood, Lake Forest, Locust Creek, Polo Fields and Shakes Run.
Jerry is an avid history buff and enjoys bicycling, hiking, and kayaking. He lives in Eastwood with Laura, his wife of 40 years. They have a daughter, Jessica, son-in-law Matt, and granddaughters Kate (5) and Claire (2)..