About Commissioner Fred Miller:
Commissioner Fred Miller represents the residents of District 9, which covers Harrison Township and parts of Mount Clemens and Clinton Township. He was elected to his second two-year term as a county commissioner in November 2012.
Miller, 39, has a long history of public service, most recently serving as a State Representative for District 31 (Mount Clemens, Clinton Township, Fraser) from 2005 to 2010. In addition, he has worked as an aide to U.S. Sen. Carl Levin, Congressman David Bonior, and State Sen. Ken DeBeaussaert in Washington, D.C., Lansing, and Macomb County. He has served as the vice-chair of the Macomb County Board of Commissioners Finance Committee and as a member of the Economic Development, Health and Human Services, Courts and Clerk/Register of Deeds and Board of Operations committees.
Miller is a member of the Macomb County NAACP and previously served on the Board of Trustees for the Disability Network of Oakland and Macomb (DNOM), a disability-rights advocacy non-profit. He co-hosts a yearly charity pancake breakfast to raise money and food for the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter #154 Veterans Support Center in Roseville. He has also worked on mission projects with the United Methodist Church in the Appalachian region and in Costa Rica, where he helped build a school, rebuild homes, and construct an agricultural co-op. Miller is also the President of the Board for the Macomb Cultural and Economic Partnership (MCEP), a non-profit dedicated to building international relationships and globally marketing Macomb County.
He has a bachelor's degree from Michigan State University's James Madison College, and has also worked as a substitute teacher in several Macomb County public school systems.
Miller and wife, Jennifer, live in Mount Clemens with their two daughters.