Nicholas “Nick” Miller is a Polk City native, business owner, North Polk High School graduate (2017), and is a current undergraduate student at Drake University studying Strategic Political Communication. Nick is the eldest son of Mike and Shari Miller of Polk City and has one brother, Kellen.
Nick has a diverse background of experiences and involvement starting at 13. Nick has been engaged in the community as a board member with the Polk City Four Seasons Festival Planning Committee, the Polk City Comprehensive Planning Committee, North Polk High School Key Club, Polk City Kiwanis Club, Polk City United Methodist Church Board of Trustees, Youth Leadership Initiative – an initiative of the Greater Des Moines Partnership, and has been regular attendee of the Polk City Council, and the Indianola Noon Lions Club.
Currently, Nick is the Youth Coordinator for the Greater Des Moines Committee on Foreign Relations and owns his own business, KNM Productions LLC, which provides DJ, photography, videography, and other event production services. Nick is also a member of the Polk City Chamber of Commerce.
Nick’s work experience began at 14 with Polk City Summer Parks and Recreation, the Polk City United Methodist Church, then proceeded to work at Fareway Food Stores, Target, Men’s Wearhouse, and managed The Rooftop Bar.
Nick’s experience in politics most recently has been his work as a clerk at the Iowa Legislature in the Iowa House of Representatives for Rep. Bruce Bearinger (HD-64) in 2018 and 2019. His duties have included emailing and responding to other lawmakers and constituents from HD-64; managing Rep. Bearinger’s schedule; researching issues facing his constituents helping find solutions to problems for the constituents in his district; managing his mailings; and handling other duties as needed. Nick has previous experience as the interim Communications Director for College and Young Democrats of Iowa (CYDI) in which he wrote press releases, managed social media accounts on multiple platforms, organized events with elected officials and candidates for office, and built and maintained the website for CYDI. Nick worked as a Field Representative for the Turnout PAC during the 2018 election cycle, which involved a majority of knocking on voter doors to discuss and encourage turning out to vote in the 2018 election.