After first serving as the Texas Freedom Network’s deputy director from 1996 to 2000, Kathy Miller returned to the organization as president in January 2005. Kathy has also served as communications director for the Texas Council on Family Violence and National Domestic Violence Hotline and as public affairs director for Planned Parenthood Federation of Austin.
Kathy has helped build the Texas Freedom Network into a respected and influential champion of religious freedom and civil liberties in the organization’s first half-decade.
She has appeared on Texas and national television and radio and has testified before the Texas Legislature and Congress. Kathy created and directed a nationally acclaimed public awareness campaign that included television, radio and print advertising and reached thousands of Texas victims of domestic violence and connected them to lifesaving services.
Kathy believes in the tremendous strength of the grassroots and has spent her career focused on mobilizing support for important issues such as women’s reproductive freedom, children’s health care, public education and ending partner violence. Kathy has trained thousands of individuals from Texas and across the nation on media relations, grassroots organizing and mobilizing to combat radical-right political extremism.
Kathy earned a degree in political science from the University of Texas at Austin in 1991 and attended the University of Texas graduate school, studying philosophy. She is the mother of two daughters, Olivia and Caroline. Caroline is attending public high school in Austin. Olivia also attended Austin public schools and is a graduate student at the University of Houston.