July 20, 2014
(Ocean Springs, MS) - Main Street-Tourism Bureau was recently honored for more than 25 years of leadership within the community at the Mississippi Main Street Association Awards Luncheon in June and National Main Street Conference earlier this year.
During the Mississippi Main Street Association's Annual Award Luncheon held on June 19 in Jackson, Miller received a round of applause for serving as a prominent leader of main streets, preservation and economic development in Ocean Springs for more than 25 years. Highly recognized throughout the state as a leader passionate about main street, Miller's wealth of experience has been a valuable asset to main street. Speaking at manager's trainings and setting examples of award winning communities, Miller's noteworthy contributions have impacted a community of success.
At the National Main Street Conference held in Detroit, Michigan in May of this year, where more than 1500 main street and tourism professionals attended, Miller was one of only a handful of directors honored for her years of hard work and development through the main street program.
Over the past 25 years, Miller's devotion has been evident with participating on the Gulf Coast Regional Tourism Partnership that administered millions of dollars to coast organizations to aid in recovery from Hurricane Katrina, Governor's MSGoCoast2020-Restore Act, Jackson County Economic Development Foundation, South Coast USA, and Livable Ocean Springs-Sustainable Community Initiative Steering Committee among many other industry associations.
Miller serves as the director of the three-tiered non-profit organization, Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau which over sees monthly events, award winning festivals and a strong membership base.