Kim Miller, Powell River Chamber of Commerce Manager since 1999

Kim Miller, manager of Powell River Chamber of Commerce

Hometown: Powell River

Nickname: Kimmie

Your idea of happiness: locking the office door at the end of the day with a sense of accomplishment

Your idea of misery: more than 5 days straight of rain

3 words that best describe you: Friendly, energetic, organized, determined, social, happy, genuine…

Last book you read (or are reading): The Sweet Spot, How to find your grove at home and work, by Christine Carter

First job: Automotive Parts

All-time greatest movie: Overboard, Goldie Hawn/Kurt Russell

Worst pet peeve: people who load the dishwasher wrong

Best gift you’ve ever received: Grandchildren

The song that best sums you up: Wake Me Up Before You Go Go (I’m a night owl)

When did you find out life isn’t fair: Life isn’t fair?

What’s your drink: steeped tea, heavy cream and 2 tablespoons butter, blended

What do you miss about being a kid: when the most challenging decision of the day was chocolate, vanilla or Neapolitan?

As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up: rich in everything

Best thing about your job: Its diverse, always new and changing, meet lots of people, connect people and businesses, challenges and triumphs daily.

Proudest achievement: organized the Powell River Youth Ambassador leadership program for 9 years.

Favorite item of clothing in your wardrobe: my pink bunny onesie

Who is most overpaid: President Donald Trump.

If you could go back in time, what’s one piece of advice you’d give to your younger self: Save money for a rainy day (there’s lots of them on the coast)

The top thing on your bucket list: a month in Fiji in a glass bottom over-water bungalow.

If a genie granted you three wishes, what would you wish for: A cabin up the lake, a boat to get me to it, and a life time supply of fuel!

What’s your favorite quote: “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.”

One thing you’ll never do again: get married!

Favorite heroes/heroines in fiction: Winnie the Pooh

Who’s someone you really admire: Mayor of Powell River Dave Formosa

What sound or noise do you love: whirling of the fan in the heat of the summer

If you could have dinner with three people living or dead, who would they be: my grandfather (whom I never met) who invented a solution for Kodak, President John F Kennedy who was shot the year I was born, and Queen Elizabeth because of her exemplary poise and grace.

 

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