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Board of Directors

Karen Poff, President

Karen is the AVP, Sr. Business Banker at Horizon Bank in New Buffalo and is a native to the area. Karen is on the board of the Volunteer Center of SW MI in Benton Harbor and is an ambassador for the Harbor Country Chamber of Commerce. Karen returned to the NBBA board in 2015 after serving for 6 years.

Emma Brewster, Vice President

Emma and her husband, Joe, own David’s Delicatessen & Coffee Shop in downtown New Buffalo. She served on the Harbor Country Chamber “Chocolate Classic” committee for 2014/2015. Emma joined the NBBA board in 2015, has served as Secretary for 2 years and accepted the Vice President position for 2018.

Lisa Gawron, Treasurer

Lisa is the co-owner of The Hidden Gem, a shop in downtown New Buffalo. Lisa’s family had vacationed for many years in the area and she decided to move permanently here after retiring as a school teacher. She is a member of the New Buffalo Yacht Club and has been on the NBBA board since 2016.

Adam Burck, Strategic Planner

Adam joined the New Buffalo Business Association in January 2018 to help the NBBA board develop a new strategic plan. The goal is to focus the organization's energies while reviewing and creating more value for our members and the New Buffalo community.

Katie Maroney, Board Member

Katie is a native of New Buffalo and is the owner of Equilibrium Fitness for the past 2 years. She coaches girls hockey and works with Big Smiles 5K Run/Walk, a New Buffalo based event, which donates to the Dreaming Big Fund. Katie joined the NBBA board in 2015.

Toni Morris, Board Member

Toni is the owner of Yellowbird Vacation Rental in New Buffalo. Her company manages luxury vacation rentals in the New Buffalo and Union Pier area since 2009. She and her husband Ned have two children and live in New Buffalo. Toni joined the NBBA board in 2018.

Dawn Fadden, Board Member

Dawn is the co-owner with her husband Glenn Fadden of Pristine Pool and Spa in New Buffalo. Her company designs and builds a wide variety of custom swimming pools and spas. Dawn joined the Board in 2018.

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