Jamie Jones Miller ('99)

Jamie Jones Miller is the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs at the Department of Defense. In this role, she develops and maintains relationships with members of Congress and key congressional staff and advises the Secretary of Defense and the Deputy Secretary of Defense in their interactions with Capitol Hill and the Executive Branch. Jamie previously served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for House Affairs and brings thirteen years of Capitol Hill experience to the Department. On the Hill, she held the positions of Chief of Staff to Congressman Robert J. Wittman (VA-01) and Legislative Director for Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04). Jamie began her career in government relations as a Legislative Assistant at Hollings and Associates, LLC in Columbia, S.C. and as an Associate at Capital Partnerships, a Virginia-based consulting firm. Jamie received a B.A. in International Affairs from James Madison University in 1999 where she played varsity basketball and joined Alpha Sigma Tau National Sorority. Jamie is a member of the Women for Madison Executive Advisory Council and the JMU Political Science Alumni Board. She served as president of the JMU Alumni Association from 2011-2014.

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