Council Member Curtis R. Milteer, Sr. is a native of Suffolk, Virginia. He was elected to the Suffolk City Council from the Whaleyville Borough in May of 1980. In March of 1984, he was the recipient of the Jessie Rattley Politician Action Award for outstanding contribution in the field of Politics. He was also named 2005 Suffolk First Citizen by Suffolk Rotary Club. His term expires on December 31, 2020.
He was educated in the
public schools of Suffolk, and is a graduate of East Suffolk High
School. He completed further studies at the P.D. Pruden Vocational
Technical Center, Tidewater Community College, and Norfolk State
University. Council Member Milteer has also received a Doctor of
Humanities from Norfolk Seminary and College.
As the first African-American in the history of the City of Suffolk to
be elected to nine consecutive terms on City Council, Council Member
Milteer served as Mayor and Vice Mayor. Council Member Milteer is a
former member of the Planning Commission and Transportation District
Commission and currently serves on City Council's Human Services
Council Member Milteer is a member of St. Marks Episcopal Church, where
he serves on the Board of Trustees and is a Vestry Member. He formally
retired from Naval Air Rework Facility as a supervisor and is known as a
man of dignity, integrity and tolerance.