Mick joined the National Assistant List of referees in 2003, making the step up to the refereeing panel five seasons later.
Russell took charge of the Millers twice last season, the 2-0 win over Friday's opponents Lincoln at Don Valley as Adam Le Fondre scored twice, and in the 1-0 win over Bury when Josh Walker bagged the only goal.
This season Russell has stood in 32 Football League games, 7 of these in League Two, dishing out 64 yellows and 4 red cards.
His last game at this level was Aldershot's 1-1 draw with Gillingham on March 1st where no cards were produced for either side.
Running the lines will be Mr S. Stockbridge (Tyne and Wear) and Mr. R. J West (East Yorkshire)