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Mayor Curry Appoints Jeanne Miller to JTA Board

Jeanne Miller has been appointed to the Jacksonville Transportation Authority’s (JTA) Board of Directors by Mayor Lenny Curry. Ms. Miller will replace Allison Korman Shelton who currently serves at the Director of Intergovernmental Affairs for the City of Jacksonville.

Ms. Miller is the Executive Director of the Jacksonville Civic Council. In her current role, Miller leads a group of Northeast Florida CEOs to study and advocate on public policy issues that impact Jacksonville’s quality of life. Prior to joining the Civic Council in July 2013, Ms. Miller was the general counsel and vice president of strategic initiatives at Florida State College Jacksonville. She also previously worked at City Hall from 2003 through 2006, first as the legislative affairs chief in the General Counsel’s Office and then for three years at the Jacksonville Economic Development Commission (JEDC), where she also served as interim director.

“We are very pleased with Mayor Curry’s appointment of Jeanne Miller to the Board of Directors,” said JTA Chairman Scott L. McCaleb. “We look forward to her contributions, viewpoints and considerable experience in education, legal affairs and government.”

Miller is a graduate of Leadership Jacksonville and Leadership Florida. She served on the 2009/10 Jacksonville Charter Revision Commission and is a former member of the JAX Chamber Board of Governors and Board of Directors, as well as, the National Association of College and University Attorneys.

She currently serves on the boards of Community Connections, Goodwill Industries of North Florida and the Metro YMCA of Northeast Florida. Miller’s community and professional activities have been recognized with a variety of honors, including being named as a 2014 Jacksonville Business Journal Women of Influence, a 904 Magazine Top Lawyer, and a member of Florida Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite. Miller will attend her first official JTA Board meeting on December 10, 2015.

“Ms. Miller’s 20 years of success in public policy development, advocacy and economic development will be an asset to the JTA,” said JTA CEO Nathaniel P. Ford Sr. “We welcome Jeanne to the JTA family and look forward to working with her.”