Council Member Curtis R. Milteer, Sr. is a native of Suffolk, Virginia. 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.
Council Member Milteer 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. This award is for outstanding contribution in the field of Politics. He is the first African-American to be elected nine consecutive terms in the history of the City of Suffolk. He currently serves on City Council’s Human Services Committee.
Council Member Milteer is a member of St. Marks Episcopal Church and a Vestry Member. He formally retired from Naval Air Rework Facility as a supervisor. He is known as a man of dignity, integrity and tolerance.