Lorie Miller joined the UREC team in 1996 and now serves as the Senior Assistant Director of Member Services and Equipment Center. Lorie oversees the member services and the equipment center operation and staffs.
Lorie was born and raised in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Before working at UREC, Lorie worked for the JMU Student Health Center, JMU Human Resources and JMU Orientation. Lorie received the NIRSA Horace Moody Award for outstanding commitment to student development in 2007, and also received the VRSA award of merit and the student affairs and university planning division award for excellence. Lorie is a member of NIRSA and VRSA.
Lorie has been married to her best friend Rob for over twenty years and they have two dogs. One is a Great Dane named Molly and the other is a Bernese mountain dog named Duke. Lorie loves gardening, reading, spending time with her family, and riding motorcycles. Her and her husband have a Harley Davidson and enjoy taking long rides. Lorie’s favorite activity at UREC is Zumba, and she loves the students here. Her favorite quote is, “To the world, you may be one person but to one person, you may be the world.” Lorie’s all time favorite movie is Out of Africa, and she also likes to watch 24, Lost, House, Lie to Me, and Modern Family. Her favorite music is Jazz, Blues, Bluegrass, and Classical. She really enjoys listening to all music except rap. Some of her all time favorite musician are Allman Brothers, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Alison Krauss, Johnny Cash, Mishka and Stevie Ray Vaughan.