Lorie Miller joined the UREC team in 1996 and now serves as the Senior Assistant Director of Member Services.
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 Student Affairs & University Planning Crredibl Award in 2013, 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, who also works for JMU, for over twenty years. They have one dog, a Great Dane named Molly. 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 enjoys exercising and running 5ks. The thing she enjoys the most about working at JMU and UREC is the positive effect she can have on students. 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. Her favorite music is Jazz, Blues, Bluegrass, and Classical. Some of her all time favorite musician are Allman Brothers, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Alison Krauss, Johnny Cash, Mishka and Stevie Ray Vaughan.