CEO John 14:2, Inc
Ginger Miller is a
native New Yorker and former homeless service disabled veteran. After taking
care of her husband, a disabled veteran, who has suffered from Post Traumatic
Stress Disorder for over a decade and experiencing homelessness with her
family, Ginger decided to form John 14:2, Inc...
John 14:2, Inc is a
nonprofit organization whose core mission is to assist military veterans and
their families experiencing homelessness, substance abuse, and mental illness
to reintegrate back into the community, retain permanent housing, maintain sobriety
and regain their pride, dignity, and most of all, hope.
As President and CEO of
John 14:2, Inc, Ginger has been a passionate and dedicated advocate on behalf of veterans
and believes strongly in the combination of advocating, networking, and
collaboration. She has worked closely with the U.S. Department of Veterans
Affairs, the Washington D.C. VA Medical Center, Maryland Department of Veterans
Affairs, Prince Georgeís County, and The National Coalition for Homeless
Veterans and The National Alliance to End Homelessness to assist in
collaborative efforts with John 14:2 to help veterans.
With constant change
and implementation of new laws and guidelines, Ginger recognizes the importance
of staying abreast of these changes that are crucial to the success of John
14:2, Incís ability to serve veterans effectively and efficiently, while
meeting them at their point of need. This is why she feels so strongly about
advocacy, outreach, researching and networking on veteranís issues and
Ginger's advocacy and
outreach efforts have lead her to host Veteran Round Tables in Annapolis,
Maryland with State Veterans Agencies and Elected Representatives. She facilitates
workshops for veteran caregivers and frequently receives invitations to speak at
various government agencies, including the U.S. Department of Homeland
Security. In two years because of hard work, and knowledge on veteran's issues,
she has become the go to advocate. In March of 2010 Ginger, was invited by
Senator Patricia Murray of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs to advocate
with U.S. senators to save potential cuts to the HUD VASH Program. Most
recently, Ginger has started Women Veterans Interactive, a division of John
14:2, Inc that is dedicated to serving and supporting women veterans.
On August 26, 2010,
Ginger received an Official Citation from the Maryland General Assembly in
recognition for her appointment by Governor O'Malley to the Maryland Caregivers
Support Coordinating Council on August 13, 2010. In March of 2011, Governor O'
Malley appointed Ginger to the Maryland Commission for Women. The Prince
Georgeís County Gazette featured articles on Ginger advocating for homeless
veterans on November 5, 2009 and December 10, 2009. The DAV September-October
2011 issue highlights Ginger as the President and CEO of John 14:2, Inc
discussing issues as it relates to women veteran at the 2011 Women Veteran
Ginger served in the
U.S. Navy from 1989 to 1992, received a Bachelor Degree in Accounting from
Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, and is currently pursuing a Master
Degree in Nonprofit Management at the University of Maryland.
She enjoys spending
quality time with her husband and two sons, meeting people, traveling, watching
movies, and attending church.