Neil Miller, first appointed to the Idaho Transportation Board in 1995, was reappointed to a third term and confirmed recently by the state Senate. His new term will run through Jan. 31, 2011.
Miller, a resident of Blackfoot, is the chief financial officer of Miller’s Honey Farms, Inc., a provider of pollination services in California and Washington. It has honey production facilities in Idaho and North Dakota. Miller served two terms as president of the National Honey Packers and Dealers Association, is a retired chairman of the National Honey Promotion board and is past governor of Rotary District 5400, Blackfoot.
He served two terms in the Idaho House and one term in the Senate, concluding his legislative service in 1972.
Miller represents ITD’s District 5, which encompasses Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Caribou, Franklin, Oneida and Power counties.
Longtime transportation board member John X. Combo, who represents District 6, recently was selected by fellow board members to continue serving as vice chairman.
An Idaho Falls attorney, Combo was chief counsel and later deputy manager of the Department of Energy’s Idaho operations office in Idaho Falls. He was a member of the Idaho Falls Public Library Board for 12 years and holds degrees in engineering and law.
He was first appointed to the transportation board in 1990 and is in his third term, which runs through Jan. 31, 2008.
District 6 is composed of Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Custer, Fremont, Jefferson, Lemhi, Madison and Teton counties.
The transportation board meets monthly, and from early spring through late fall, conducts its meetings at each of the six district offices.