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HCC President Scott Muelrath: ‘Treat others as you would want to be treated’

Cowabunga Bay Official Opening

Steve Marcus

Scott Muelrath, left, president and CEO of the Henderson Chamber of Commerce, speaks during an official opening ceremony for the Cowbunga Bay water park in Henderson Monday, July 14, 2014. The new water park opened on July 4. STEVE MARCUS

Editor’s Note: With the close of 2014, here is the next in our series of candid Q&As with 14 prominent Nevada personalities, who were asked to answer 14 questions in 14 or fewer words.

Scott Muelrath, President, Henderson Chamber of Commerce

What modern day invention can you not live without?

Screw top wine bottles.

If you could meet anyone — living or dead — who would it be and what’s the first question you would ask them?

Legendary fly fisherman Lee Wulff. What was his greatest adventure?

Name your favorite television series and why?

Sportscenter or The Regular Show with my son. Mindless entertainment.

What moral values are essential for a successful career?

Honesty. Integrity. Treat others as you would want to be treated.

How do you define happiness?


How do you defuse stress or tension?

Fly fishing. Preferably amongst a robust Callibaetis hatch.

What is your favorite pick-up line?

What's your next class? Worked on my wife.

Any guilty pleasure(s)?


What is your most embarrassing public moment?

Numerous. But probably still yet to come.

What words best describe the city you live in?

Boulder City: Quiet, simple and quaint. Small town atmosphere.

What is the most difficult task you’ve accomplished this year?

Picking new exterior colors for our house. Nearly ended my marriage.

What is the most important topic for the Nevada legislature to address during the 2015 session?

K-12 education.

Any regrets this past year?

Never slowing down.

What is your top priority moving into 2015?

Slow down.

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