Chosen in a special election held in 1997, Millman currently serves as the Chairwoman of the Assembly Commission on Government Administration and the Assembly Task Force on Women"s Issues, as well as sitting on the Assembly committees on Aging, Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, Corporations, among several other standing committee assignments. Prior to her election to the Assembly, from 1985 to 1996, Millman served as an educational consultant in several capacities, including as a consultant to former New York City Council President Carol Bellamy and Senator Martin Connor, as well as facilitator for Comprehensive School Development and Planning. Millman holds a Bachelor of Arts from Brooklyn College, as well as an Master of Arts in Library Science from the Pratt Institute.
In early 2014, the Assembly member announced that she will retire from the New York State Assembly and not run for reelection in the same year.
She was also a member of the Citywide Advisory Committee on Middle School Initiatives from 1995 to 1996.