Deputy Mayor Pro Tem Angela Miner
Angela was born in Australia and was raised in Athens, Greece. She worked in the jewelry business importing and exporting gold and silver, and also worked in the European division of U.S military and diplomatic sales for SAAB, BMW, and Volvo. The wife of an Air Force veteran, Angela and her family lived in many countries before moving to San Antonio and eventually to Plano when they retired from active duty in 1996.
Since moving to Plano Angela has served in leadership roles, including Treasurer, Vice President and President on numerous PTA boards and the Plano ISD Council of PTAs as President, Treasurer and mentor to PTAs. For her elected role as PTA Council President, Angela represented the second largest PTA Council in Texas consisting of over 70 schools and 30,000 members. For her tireless devotion to the children of Plano she was presented with both the Texas PTA Lifetime Achievement and National PTA Lifetime Achievement Awards.
Determined to stay involved in her community after her children graduated from Plano ISD schools, Angela kept volunteering with PTAs which opened other doors to community leadership opportunities. A past President of her 815 member HOA, Timber Brook Estates, Angela continues volunteering and has chaired or served on numerous committees throughout the city. She serves as a Board member of the Plano ISD Education Foundation, and is an active member of the Plano Symphony Orchestra Education committee, the Women's Auxiliary of Children’s Medical Center Plano, and Women Making A Difference In Plano. Angela is also an active member of the North Texas Pioneers Rotary club helping make a positive difference, not just in her community, but around the globe.
Additionally, Angela serves Plano as a member of the National League of Cities’ Public Safety & Crime Prevention (PSCP) Committee. This committee is responsible for developing policy positions on issues involving crime prevention, corrections, substance abuse, municipal fire policy, juvenile justice, disaster preparedness and relief, homeland security, domestic terrorism, court systems and gun control. Mrs. Miner is also a member of Women in Municipal Government (WIMG). The Women in Municipal Government constituency group serves as a forum for communication and networking among women local elected officials and their colleagues within the National League of Cities (NLC). It strives to raise awareness about issues of concern to women, and it encourages women to seek public office in their communities.
Angela was recognized and awarded the 2017 Immigrant Spirit Award – Recognizing an immigrant civic leader or elected official who has contributed substantially to the community or the region.
Angela and her husband, Pat, have two daughters and two granddaughters.