Mayor Lynne Miller grew up in Norman, attended the University of Oklahoma receiving both a B.A. and M.A in education. She spent thirty years in the Norman Public Schools as a teacher, counselor, Director of Special Education, and principal. Miller is a proud mother and grandmother.
After retiring as a career educator, she started and has successfully grown a rental property business. Mayor Miller has a long history of leadership and involvement in her church and numerous community organizations. Her community involvement has included multiple non-profit boards, most recently the Pioneer Library Board, Center for Children and Families, the Norman Area Land Conservancy, and the O.E.C. Foundation Board. She is a Charter member of the Sooner Rotary Club.
Lynne was elected to City Council in April 2013 and was elected for her second term in April 2015. As a City Councilmember, she helped champion a new recycling center in her own Ward 5, which is now operational on Alameda, and a library for East Norman which is part of the Norman Forward package that voters recently approved.
Additionally, Lynne’s experience on City Council included serving on the Community Planning and Transportation Committees as well as chairing the Oversight Committee. She was also active as a member of the Strategic Water Supply Committee. As Mayor she now serves as Norman’s representative to the Oklahoma Municipal League and to the Association for Central Oklahoma Governments.
“Serving the city of Norman has been my focus for much of my life as an educator, community volunteer, and as a member of the City Council. Serving as Mayor is an opportunity to work for all our citizens to make Norman an even better place to live, raise a family, work and retire.”