Stephen R. Miller
Stephen R. Miller became the LRB’s sixth chief on June 16, 1998. He was born in Muncie, Indiana, in 1950 and attended Ball State University, receiving a bachelor’s degree in English. He moved to Mississippi in 1973 to attend graduate school at the University of Mississippi, where he was awarded a master’s degree in business administration and a law degree.
Miller served as the first hearing officer for the Mississippi Employee Appeals Board and worked for several years as general counsel to the Mississippi Legislature’s Joint Committee on Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review. He also managed the legislature’s redistricting office. He is active in the National Conference of State Legislatures, having served on the Executive Committee and as staff chair of the Redistricting Task Force.