Richard Miller is the president of the Howard County Council, and has served the county with distinction for 36 years. One of the most experienced members of the council, Miller is known for his even temper and fiscally conservative approach to economic development projects. Miller has been an asset to Howard County throughout his entire tenure, exhibiting proven leadership as well as the competence required to keep Howard County on track through four recessions. Miller has kept the County government within its traditional confines, and in 36 years of service has never once risked financial insolvency. Miller is a dedicated public servant with a long track record of even-handed leadership.