Kathy Miller was elected to the Board of Supervisors in June
2014, sworn in on January 5, 2015, and served as Board Chair in 2015. In
June 2018, she was re-elected to the Board of Supervisors with 62.5% of the
vote and continues to serve District 2 to December 2022. In January 2020, she was elected to serve as Chair once again.
She currently represents San Joaquin County in many capacities, including as a
member of the San Joaquin General Hospital Health Care Services Review project,
Hospital Joint Conference Committee, Medical Executive Committee, and the San
Joaquin Council of Governments. In addition, she represents the County as a
Trustee of the San Joaquin County Employees Retirement Association and as a
member of the Deferred Compensation Advisory Committee.
Kathy continues her leadership on regional water issues, serving on the Five
Delta Counties Coalition, the San Joaquin Area Flood Control Agency and the
Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy.
For more than three years, Supervisor Miller has led two, countywide task
forces for the Board – the Children & Youth Task Force and the Homelessness
Task Force, which is now known as the San Joaquin Continuum of Care. Both
entities include diverse representation, such as community service providers,
county departments, municipal partners, school districts and law enforcement.
Prior to her election to the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors,
Supervisor Miller served on the Stockton City Council, 2009 – 2014, with four
of those years as Vice Mayor, and emerged as a strong voice for fiscal
responsibility and open, transparent and accountable local government.
During her ten years as an elected official, Miller has also represented
Stockton residents on the Delta Protection Commission, Stockton Convention
& Visitor’s Bureau and the Library & Literacy Foundation of San
Joaquin. In addition, she has held leadership positions on the Northeastern San
Joaquin County Groundwater Banking Authority and rose to the rank of Second
Vice President of the statewide League of California Cities.
After growing up in Southern California, Kathy and her family moved to Stockton
in 1997, after living in the Seattle area for almost 20 years. Once in
Stockton, Kathy established and operated her own interior design business,
Bonniebrook Interiors, and volunteered with First Night Stockton, the San
Joaquin Aids Foundation and as a cuddler in the neonatal intensive care nursery
of San Joaquin County General Hospital. In 2004, Kathy became the
Executive Director of the Downtown Stockton Alliance, providing security,
maintenance, economic development, special events and advocacy to the downtown
business and property owners until her election to the Stockton City Council in
2008. Kathy and her husband, Karl, have been married 42 years, have three
grown children and five grandchildren.
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