Geralda Miller is a fifteen-year veteran journalist who has provided a voice to unnoticed and underserved populations. She worked as newswoman for The Associated Press in the Detroit bureau before heading west to work as the Diversity Reporter for the Reno Gazette-Journal. For several years, she presented the issues of Reno’s diverse populations, and the history and culture of the area’s communities of color, including Latino, African American and American Indian.
Geralda later became the Arts and Culture writer for the newspaper, having a pulse on every aspect of the arts in Northern Nevada and informing readers about the region’s rich diversity in the arts. Now, she is the executive director of Art Spot Reno, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and providing information and education to artists and the Reno community. She earned a B.A. in Journalism at Southern Methodist University, with a minor in African American studies. Later, she earned a master’s degree in History at the University of Nevada, Reno, with a focus in race and ethnicity.
As the At-Large Department 2 of the WashoeDEMS, this member works with all other members of the Executive Board, WashoeDEMS committees, and WashoeDEMS Democratic affiliate groups to ensure that the diversity, equity, inclusion, and access within the WashoeDEMS volunteer base is representative of the diversity in Washoe County. To chair a committee on diversity, equity, inclusion, and access tasked with implementing policies to make a more diverse and inclusive WashoeDEMS.