Kim Miller, Powell River Chamber of Commerce Manager since 1999
Hometown: Powell River
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.