Donna Miller is currently the Cook County Commissioner of the 6th District and serves as Vice Chair of Contract Compliance, Workforce Development & Veterans Committees, and Chairman of the Forest Preserve District Contract Compliance Committee. She has a background as a healthcare consultant working with leading pharmaceutical and biotech companies. Donna has tremendous experience in sales, training and development, and bringing together collaborations for new business with healthcare companies. Over her career, she has had responsibility for large volume accounts and led many cross-functional projects over a wide-range of courses, including webcasts, week long programs, workshops and online training. Her training experience includes: Consultative Selling Skills, Negotiation and Presentation Skills. She has received numerous awards and recognition for her professional accomplishments.
Donna has been involved with community, civic and political activities throughout her life, including an internship on Capitol Hill, Red Cross Volunteer and working in communities disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS and Sickle Cell. Notably, she was instrumental in bringing together government, providers and advocate stakeholders to include Cystic Fibrosis in newborn screening in Illinois. Commissioner Miller’s political involvement includes membership on the League of Women Voters, serving on the Board of Planned Parenthood of Illinois, 2nd Vice-President of Illinois Democratic Women and former President of Democratic Women of the South Suburbs. She was a candidate for State Senator 2012.
During the 2016 Presidential Election, Donna was part of the Illinois Delegation during the Democratic National Convention serving on the Rules Committee in Philadelphia, PA. She is also a member: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated–Lambda Tau Omega Chapter. Donna is also often asked to speak to students as a mentor and role model and is truly passionate about empowering the youth to realize a significant future. She is married to the Honorable Dr. David E. Miller and has two boys.