Lora L. Miller
Director of Governmental Affairs & Public Relations
Lora Miller is the Director of Governmental Affairs & Public Relations for the Ohio Council of Retail Merchants. A native of Columbus, Lora earned her bachelor’s degree in Organizational Communication from Otterbein University. She is also a 2003 graduate of the Jo Ann Davidson Ohio Leadership Institute. Prior to her position with the Council, Lora served for 10 years as a legislative aide in the Ohio House of Representatives.
In addition to her lobbying duties, Lora serves as the Executive Director of the Ohio Association of McDonald’s Operators and the Ohio Receivables Management Association. She is the governmental liaison for the Council’s Chain Drug Committee.
Lora’s areas of legislative responsibility include taxation, pharmacy, insurance, public utilities, civil & criminal justice, state & local government, consumer protection, foods, dairies, & agriculture, and health & sanitation.
In March 2011, Lora was appointed by Governor Kasich to serve on the nine-member Ohio Retirement Study Council. She is the 2013 President of the Ohio Lobbying Association, President of Labor & Industry for a Cleaner Ohio, a board member of the Ohio Alliance for Civil Justice, and serves on the Ohio YMCA Youth in Government Advisory Committee.