State Rep. Aaron Miller was first elected to serve the 59th District in the Michigan House of Representatives in November 2014. Located in southwest Michigan, the 59th District encompasses St. Joseph County and part of Cass County, including the city of Dowagiac and the townships of Calvin, Jefferson, La Grange, Marcellus, Mason, Newburg, Penn, Pokagon, Porter, Volinia and Wayne.
Miller serves as a member on the Committee on Appropriations. He also serves as chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on State Police, vice chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on the Department of Environmental Quality, and as a member of the Appropriations Subcommittees on the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Reform, and the Department of Transportation.
After graduating from Sturgis High School in 2006, Miller graduated from Western Michigan University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education with a focus in political science and mathematics. He also holds a Master of Education in School Administration from Bethel College, earned in 2014.
Rep. Miller was a high school mathematics teacher in addition to coaching tennis, track and cross country. He served two years as his church’s youth leader.
Aaron and his wife, Alexandria, were born in Sturgis and have lived in the area ever since. They currently reside in Sherman Township where they raise Jersey steers. They attend Grace Christian Fellowship in Sturgis.