Board Member: Lorraine C. Miller
Miller is the first African-American and third woman to serve as an officer of the U.S. House of Representatives. The House clerk manages the daily operations of the U.S. House, overseeing nine departments and 270 people.
Miller previously served as senior adviser and director of intergovernmental relations to now-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and has nearly two decades of experience working for the House.
In addition to working for Pelosi, Miller has worked for two other then-Speakers, Jim Wright (D-Texas) and Tom Foley (D-Wash.), as well as Rep.) John Lewis (D-Ga.).
Miller has also worked in the executive branch, having served in the Clinton administration as deputy assistant for the House side in the White House Office of Legislative Affairs.
She served as bureau chief for consumer information at the Federal Communications Commission after serving four years as the director of government relations for the Federal Trade Commission.
Miller is close to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and also worked for Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.).
She also served in on the legislative affairs team in the Clinton White House.
In 2004, Miller was elected president of the Washington, D.C. Branch NAACP branch and became part of the national NAACP board of directors in February 2008.