Supervisor first to toss her hat into reelection ring

FLINT TWP. — Karyn Miller, township supervisor since 2008, formally announced her intent to run for re-election this year. She made the announcement during her monthly report to the West Flint Business Association last week.

Miller is seeking her second four-year term from 2012-2016.

Miller is the first member of the current board of trustees to announce re-election plans. All seven board members are up for re-election this year, if they chose to run again, said Clerk Kim Courts. She said she already as received a few inquiries from other interested parties. May 15 is the candidates filing deadline for the Aug. 7 primary.

Miller also announced plans to host a re-election fundraising party from 5-8 p.m. Feb. 16 at the new Encore Grill & Event Center, 3503 Beecher Rd. Admission is $35 and includes hors d’oeuvres and one free drink pass. There also will be a cash bar. RSVPs are requested at 810- 845-9641.

As the township supervisor, Miller serves on several area boards including the Genesee County Road Commission Roads and Bridges Advisory Committee; ; the county Water & Waste Services sewer and water advisory committee; the Economic Development Corporation and the Flint Area Narcotics Group (FANG) for which she is the secretary, according to biographical information posted on the township’s web site.

She also is a member of the 911 Consortium, the WFBA and MTA Membership.

Prior to becoming supervisor, Miller owned the Greater Flint Prosthetic Center from 2002- 2008 and was the food service director for Faithway Christian School in Burton from 2000- 2006.

She graduated from Michigan State University in 1989 with a bachelor of science degree in food systems, economics and management.

She has resided in the township since November 2004.

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