South Carolina Legislature

    Representative Vida Osteen Miller

Representative Vida Osteen Miller photo


House District 108 - Charleston, Georgetown

Personal Information

  • Retailer, Grayman Gallery
  • Native South Carolinian, residing at Pawleys Island
  • Attended North Greenville College and Bob Jones University
  • Married the late James Dores Miller
  • Past Board member and organizer, Georgetown County Human Relations Council
  • Past Board member and organizer, Pawleys Island-Litchfield Merchants Association, 1986-89
  • Past Board member, Waccamaw Arts and Craft Guild, 1992-94
  • Past Regional Director-Member with Excellence, South Carolina Watercolor Society, 1992-95
  • Board member, Georgetown County Watercolor Society
  • Member, Georgetown County League of Women Voters
  • Georgetown County Business and Professional Women
  • Board member, Rice Museum Cultural Development
  • South Carolina School Boards Association, Outstanding Legislator of the Year, 1999 and 2000
  • Chairman, Georgetown County Legislative Delegation
  • General Assembly Member, South Carolina School Boards Strategic Planning Team
  • Secretary, House Democratic Caucus
  • Education and Public Works Committee
  • Subcommittees: Higher Education and General Highway
  • Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee, Secretary, 1996-98
  • Member, Environmental Affairs I Subcommittee
  • South Carolina Department of Transportation Road Enhancement Committee
  • South Carolina Department of Transportation Minority Business Committee
  • Invitations and Memorial Resolutions Committee
  • Board member, Waccamaw Regional Planning Commission
  • GSATS (Grand Strand Area Transportation Study Com.) Vice Chairman, 1998-04, Chairman, 2004-08
  • National Foundation of Women Legislators
  • Governor's Middle School Task Force
  • Palmetto Pride
  • Tourism Caucus
  • Board, First Steps
  • Georgetown County BPW Career Woman of the Year, 2002-03
  • Sierra Club Legislator of the Year, 2003-04
  • Georgetown YMCA Board of Directors
  • South Carolina School Administrators Association Legislative Award, 2005
  • Arts Caucus
  • Co-Chairman, House Arts Caucus, 2006
  • South Carolina School Counselors Legislative Award, 2006
  • Coastal Business Magazine's Award for 30 Most Powerful Women in Horry and Georgetown Counties, 2005 and 2006
  • Education Committee, 1999-08
  • Judiciary Committee, 2009-


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