Hinda Miller

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Hinda Miller
Vermont Senate Chittenden District
Former Member
In office
2003 - 2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sParson's School of Design
M.D.New York University
Date of birthApril 18, 1950
Place of birthMontreal, Canada
ProfessionAirport Commissioner
Office website
Hinda Miller is a former Democratic member of the Vermont State Senate, representing the Chittenden District from 2003 to 2013.

Miller was a candidate for the Mayor of Burlington in 2006 but was defeated.

Miller is the Co-Founder of Jogbra, Incorporated. She was president/CEO of Champion Jogbra from 1990 to 1998. She has also worked as a consultant for Vermont Country Store, N.E. Culinary. From 1999 to 2002 she was a member of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Board. She became a commissioner at Burlington International Airport in 2000 and has worked there since.

Miller earned her BFA from Parson's School of Design in 1972. She went on to receive her MFA from New York University in 1976.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Miller served on these committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Miller served on these committees:



See also: Vermont State Senate elections, 2012

Miller did not seek re-election in 2012.


See also: Vermont State Senate elections, 2010

Miller ran for re-election to the 7th District Seat (Chittenden District) in 2010. She ran against Virginia Lyons (D), Timothy Ashe (D), Philip Baruth (D), Sally Fox (D), Frank Geier (D), and Andy Montroll (D) in the primary. She defeated Annette Roque Renaud (R), Dennis Bedard (R), Shelley Palmer (R), Mike Branon (R), Richard Jeroloman (I), Steve Laible (I), Mikey Van Gulden (I), Andy Montroll (D), and Larkin Forney in the general election on November 2, 2010.[1]

Vermont State Senate, Chittenden District, General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Virginia Lyons (D) 28,605
Green check mark transparent.png Sally Fox (D) 27,448
Green check mark transparent.png Diane Snelling (R) 26,358
Green check mark transparent.png Tim Ashe (D) 25,656
Green check mark transparent.png Hinda Miller (D) 25,391
Green check mark transparent.png Philip Baruth (D) 25,179
Andy Montroll (D) 23,464
Charlie Smith (R) 19,498
Mike Brannon (R) 17,532
Dennis Bedard (R) 16,266
Shelley Palmer (R) 14,369
Mikey Van Gulden (I) 3,569
Steve Laible (I) 2,551
Richard "Terry" Jeroloman (I) 1,934
Larkin Forney (Justice for Vermonters) 1,685


On November 4, 2008, Miller won re-election by finishing fifth for the six-seat Chittenden District of the Vermont State Senate, receiving 31,457 votes behind Democrats Douglas Racine (44,856), Edward Flanagan (38,998), and Virginia Lyons (35,869) and Republican Diane Snelling (32,394) and ahead of Democrat/Progressive Timothy Ashe (28,103), Democrat Denise Barnard (27,687), Republicans Dennis Bedard (16,760), Darren Adams (15,894), Paula Spadaccini (15,110), Robyn Myers-Moore (15,029), and Agnes Clift (14,192), independent Tom Licata (11,411), Justice for Vermonters candidate Larkin Forney (3,141), and write-ins (524).[2]

Miller raised $2,300 for her campaign, against $7,918 by Lyons, $13,630 by Snelling, $17,119 by Ashe, $16,940 by Barnard, and $11,208 by Licata.[3]

Vermont State Senate, Chittenden District
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Douglas Racine (D) 44,856
Green check mark transparent.png Edward Flanagan (D) 38,998
Green check mark transparent.png Virginia Lyons (D) 35,869
Green check mark transparent.png Diane Snelling (R) 32,394
Green check mark transparent.png Hinda Miller (D) 31,457
Green check mark transparent.png Timothy Ashe (D/P) 28,103
Denise Barnard (D) 27,687
Dennis Bedard (R) 16,760
Darren Adams (R) 15,894
Paula Spadaccini (R) 15,110
Robyn Myers-Moore (R) 15,029
Agnes Clift (R) 14,192
Tom Licata (I) 11,411
Larkin Forney (Justice for Vermonters) 3,141
Write-ins 524

Campaign donors


In 2010, Miller received $8,659 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[4]


Miller raised $2,300 for the 2008 election.

Her major contributors are listed below.[5]

Donor Amount
Ernest Pomerleau $400
Vermonters for Chiropractic $250
Frank Cioffi $200
Home Builders and Remodelers Association of Northern Vermont $200
Antonio Pomerleau $200

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Miller and her husband Joel have two children.

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