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.
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.
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
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.