The GCOHC is proud to welcome Troy L. Miller the his new role as GCOHC Board Vice Chair. Troy Graduated from Lakota High School in West Chester, OH in June of 1991 and attended the Northwestern Business College in Lima, OH he successfully completed an Associate Degree in Applied Science with a Major in Auto-Diesel Technology.
He began working at Southern Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA)/Metro in March of 1994 and joined the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 627 at age 20. In June of 2002, at the age of 29, he was elected Executive Board Member/Steward of Maintenance. Then in June 2005, at the age of 32, Troy became Vice President of Local 627 and was Re-Elected in 2008. In June 2011 Troy was elected President/Business Agent by the membership and is currently serving his 3rd term.
Troy was Elected Chairman of the Ohio Legislation Conference Board where he has served three consecutive terms and is currently the Chairman of that board. In June of 2011, he was appointed as a Trustee for the Cincinnati AFL-CIO Labor Council and then re-elected for 2 more terms (2012 and 2016).
In February 2015, he was appointed as one of two Vice Presidents to The Ohio State AFL-CIO by Ohio AFL-CIO President Tim Burga. He was then elected in his own right in the fall of 2018. Currently Troy represents both the public and private sector (ATU Local 627 has 1 public sector which is SORTA (Big Bus) and 2 private sectors – MV (Paratransit) and Transdev (Cincinnati Streetcar)) and has successfully negotiated both public and private contracts.
In 1994 Troy became a volunteer Firefighter in Liberty Township where the following year he was hired onto the Liberty Township Fire Department where he spent the next twenty years serving the community before stepping down as a Part-time Firefighter/EMT in 2014
Troy is a Master Mason of Western Hills/Cheviot Lodge 140 in Cincinnati, OH and Scottish Rite from Cincinnati, OH Troy is married and has two children (Tiffany born in 2004 and Karyn born 2006). He and his family are members of Bethany Baptist Church in Liberty Township where he is active, and he enjoys coaching Upward Basketball and helping kids.