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Erie County Legislator Barbara Miller-Williams is a proud Mother and Grandmother and lifelong resident of Buffalo, NY. She is a former Ellicott District Councilmember who was a strong articulate voice for the revival of the Ellicott District. As an experienced Erie County Legislator and the First African-American Woman Erie County Chairperson, Legislator Miller-Williams has always been a passionate voice and advocate for the revival of Buffalo.

Legislator Miller-Williams is honored to have served our Country as a Master Sergeant/Equal Opportunity Advisor in the United States Army Reserve where she retired in 2016. She is also a former Buffalo Police Officer (Retired) serving the Community for over 29 years.

Legislator Miller-Williams holds a B.S. Degree in Business Administration and M.S. Degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Inc., Gamma Phi Omega Chapter and is a member of Leadership Buffalo Graduate Class.

Legislator Miller-Williams favorite quote is "I am just an Ordinary Woman who has been blessed to do extraordinary things" and her motto for leadership is “She is here to serve the Community!” She is dedicated to helping to move our Community forward and she continues to fight for a better future for all children and families throughout Erie County.