Gwendolyn M. Miller is the former Chairwoman of the City Council in Tampa, Florida. An educator by training, Miller served four terms on the City Council. She was the first African-American woman elected to the Tampa City Council.
Miller received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Florida A&M University. She was a longtime teacher and human resources specialist in the public schools of Hillsborough County.
She was first elected to the City Council in 1995 as councilwoman for the 5th District, a position she was reelected to in 1999. In 2003 she was elected as an at-large councilwoman. She first became council chairwoman in 2004.
She is married to Les Miller, a former State Senator and current Hillsborough County Commissioner.