A lifelong Kansan, Janet L. Miller was first elected to the Wichita City Council in April 2009. She was reelected to her second term in 2013 and is currently serving a one-year term as Vice Mayor. In addition to her work on the City Council, Janet serves on the boards of Botanica – The Wichita Gardens, Wichita Downtown Development Corporation (WDDC), Old Town Association, Wichita Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (WAMPO), and the advisory board of Raise My Head Foundation.
Vice Mayor Miller has had significant involvement in a number of Wichita initiatives, including the Task Force to End Chronic Homelessness, Project Downtown Master Plan, Botanica’s garden expansions, public transit improvement, Old Town safety and security initiatives, and Bicycle/Pedestrian/Park master plans. She is an ardent advocate for thriving neighborhoods, engaging diverse communities, and fostering a vibrant quality of life and local economy that attracts creative young professionals and a high quality workforce.
A graduate of Kansas State University with a BS in Education, Janet began her career as a middle school teacher with certifications in mathematics and English.
After teaching, her professional career evolved into marketing, communications, and administration and has included work with Mid American Credit Union, Exploration Place, Kansas Health Foundation, and Wichita Area Sexual Assault Center.
Over the course of her career, she became active in her neighborhood association and civically engaged in the community, which ultimately led her to run for City Council.
She and her husband, retired Kansas state representative Nile Dillmore, live in Historic Midtown Wichita.
Vice Mayor, 2012 and 2017
Member of Wichita City Council, April 2009 to present
Wichita Area Metropolitan Planning Organization , 2009 - present
Wichita/ Sedgwick County Oversight Committee, 2008 - present
District 6 Advisory Board, 2007 - 2009
President, Wichita Board of Park Commissioners, 2005 - 2009
Kansas State University, BS in Secondary Education
Husband, Nile Dillmore, 22 years
Wichita Area Sexual Assault Center
Kansas Health Foundation
Mid America Credit Union
Board of Botanica - the Wichita Gardens
Wichita Downtown Development Corporation (WDDC)
NOMAR Community Development Corporation
Visioneering Wichita Steering Committee
Visioneering Wichita Environmental Sustainability Alliance
Previous Community Service
Board of Historic Midtown Citizens Association
Board of Historic Midtown Community Development Association
Visioneering's Regional Recreation Alliance
Wichita/Sedgwick County Taskforce to End Chronic Homelessness
Downtown Wichita Association Board