Community Involvement

Personal Biography

  • West of the Ashley resident
  • Married >14 years to Cassandra Miller
  • Two children; daughter Michael Kamielle, son Casey Lord-Anthony
  • Small business owner of Michael & Co. LLC for more than 17 years, located in West Ashley
  • Charleston County School District (CCSD) Trustee, 2012 – 2018
  • Charleston County Register of Deeds (ROD), 2018 to present

Political Experience

  • Elected in 2018 as Charleston County Register of Deeds
  • Elected in 2012 as a member of the CCSD
  • Created two new committees; Strategic Education Committee (SEC) and Transportation & Operations Committee (formerly known as the Transportation Committee)
  • Former chair of Strategic Education  Committee (SEC)
  • Past and present chair of and the Transportation & Operations Committee
  • Currently serving as CCSD’s liaison for the Head Start /Early Head Start grant since 2012
  • Advocate for Students, Tax payers, Teachers and parents
  • Constant voice of reason, honesty and transparency

Civic Biography

  • West Ashley Revitalization Committee (current member)
  • Served on the Edwin G. Peninsula Commission 3 years formed by Former Mayor Joe Riley and Historic Preservation Society
  • Executive Board of My Brother’s Keeper (current)
  • Founding and current member of SC Labs

Community Service Biography

  • Since 2003, Free School Supply Giveaway serving over 50,000 under-served students and 35 Title-1 schools
  • 2016 Co-founder of Teach the Need, a high school based initiative designed to prepare students to work in high-in restaurants
  • 2017-2018 Volunteer soccer coach at Military Magnet Academy and former volunteer soccer coach at Burke High School 1995
  • Elder with Charleston Youth Leadership Council “Beau Affair Program” over 10 years
  • 2010 Coordinated and partnered with DHEC, Project Chess, Office of Minority Affairs & MUSC to start a year long health initiative called “Real Men Checkin it Out”. Thru this program over 200 men were screened for prostate cancer for Free.
  • 2009 provided lunch to 566 Charleston County High School Title-1 teachers


  • 2018 Charleston County School District Board of Trustee “Appreciation Award” for your commitment to our schools
  • 2016 Charleston Trident Urban League “Education Award”
  • 2013 Mary Ford Elementary School “Volunteer Appreciation”
  • 2012 North Charleston High School “Cougar Pride Award”
  • 2011 Emancipation Proclamation Association “Trailblazer Award”
  • 2010 Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. “Community Service Award”
  • 2009 MOJA Arts Festival
  • “Civil / Community Service Award”
  • 2006 Charleston Branch NAACP
  • “J. Arthur Brown Award for Public Service  to the Community”

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