Jamie Jones Miller – Arlington Dean & CEO
Jamie Jones Miller is the inaugural Dean and CEO of Northeastern University’s Arlington campus located in Rosslyn, Va. The Arlington campus is the newest of Northeastern’s fourteen global campuses with a launch date of Winter 2023 and a focus on the intersection of innovation and security.
Jamie’s 16 years of government service includes roles as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs (SES III) and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (SES II) where she advised the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Defense on legislative strategy and managed relationships with members of Congress and key congressional staff, the military departments as well as the White House, National Security Council and federal departments and agencies in support of DoD priorities. Jamie is a 2018 graduate of National Defense University’s PINNACLE flag and general officer course and was awarded the Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service by the Secretary of Defense in 2020 for exceptionally distinguished service of significance to the Department.
Jamie has thirteen years of Capitol Hill experience including service as Chief of Staff to Congressman Robert J. Wittman (VA-01) and Legislative Director for Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04), two senior members of the House Armed Services Committee.
Jamie received a B.A. from James Madison University (JMU) in International Affairs in 1999. She served as president of the JMU Alumni Association and is the chair of JMU’s Women for Madison Executive Advisory Council. Jamie is the 2020 recipient of the JMU Alumni Association’s Ronald E. Carrier Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award for her contributions in her field and to the university.
Additionally, Jamie is the co-chair of the Leadership Council for Women in National Security, an organization dedicated to elevating women into senior national security positions in the federal government, and a member of the National Advisory Council of Blue Star Families, dedicated to serving military families. Jamie currently serves as the 15th National President of the Alpha Sigma Tau National Sorority.