Miriam enjoys working with high school students and their parents and helping them understand the financial aid “ropes.” She is a former PTA President and has served as a Sunday School teacher at her church for the past 17 years. Other volunteer roles include serving as president of her neighborhood women's organization and as chair of her church's annual parish retreat. Miriam and her husband have two children, both graduates of Henrico County Public Schools. Miriam graduated, with a B.S. degree, cum laude, from Virginia Commonwealth University, “more than a few years back.” She is a Dale Carnegie Course graduate.