Jamie Jones Miller is the inaugural Dean and CEO of Northeastern University’s Arlington, VA campus, blending her passion for national security and developing the next generation of leaders. She most recently served as a Senior Advisor at The Roosevelt Group, a strategic advocacy and consulting firm, where she worked with a wide range of clients in the defense, security, and intelligence sectors.
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.
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. She 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. from James Madison University (JMU) in International Affairs in 1999. She served as president of the JMU Alumni Association and is the 2022-2023 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 2021-2022 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 15t National President of the Alpha Sigma Tau National Sorority.