Deputy County Manager
Aaron Miller was appointed Deputy County Manager in February 2023, with oversight responsibility for Public Safety (Public Safety Communications & Emergency Management, Police Department, and Fire Department) and the Department of Technology Services (DTS).
Mr. Miller was the Director of the Department of Public Safety Communications and Emergency Management, beginning in March 2018. He was previously Director of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness for the City of New Orleans, Louisiana. In that role, he was responsible for administration and oversight of the city’s homeland security enterprise. This included development of preparedness policy, plans and initiatives, and leading the city’s public safety unified command group through high-profile special events, critical incidents and major disasters. During his five-year tenure, Mr. Miller oversaw the establishment of New Orleans’ first Real-Time Crime Center, development of a comprehensive public safety plan to secure the iconic French Quarter, and an expansion of the NOLA Ready community preparedness program.
Mr. Miller’s previous experience includes emergency medical services, collegiate emergency response and serving on several incident management teams. He holds a Master of Public Health and a bachelor’s degree from Tulane University.
He and his wife Sarah will reside in Arlington along with their dog, Maddy, and cat, Julius.
County Manager's Office.
2100 Clarendon Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22201