Bay-Rama Executive Board
Lisa currently works for Jarvis Property Restoration and is the former President of the Anchor Bay Chamber of Commerce and she now serves on the Chamber board of directors. Lisa is a leadership Macomb Graduate and has worked in the Anchor Bay area for over 30 years. She is the emcee for the Miss Bay-Rama Pageant. She serves on the Executive Board for Michigan Festivals & Events Association. Lisa loves volunteering in the community, walking in 5k events, boating on Lake St. Clair, and spending time with her boyfriend Leo, her 3 daughters and many awesome friends.
Dawn has been with Bay-Rama since 2006, Secretary since 2007. She is involved with anything kid related....Kids Day, PPPP, games, scavenger hunt. She loves seeing families having fun! Dawn is married 30 years strong, with three children. She is the Office Manager for New Baltimore DPS, Commissioner of New Baltimore Parks & Recreation Commission, member of the New Baltimore Goodfellows.
Michele joined the Bay-Rama committee approximately 12 years ago to get involved and to give back to the community. She has enjoyed being on the Board of Directors for the past seven years and absolutely loves being a part of such a great organization. The best part is planning all year and seeing the smiles on so many faces during our five day festival.
Eric has been a member since 2005. He is currently a Director on the board. He is responsible for many areas but his main task is set-up and tear-down of the festival. Eric's favorite part of Bay-Rama is bringing fun and happiness to the children of New Baltimore. Eric is also a member of the New Baltimore Civic Club and a New Baltimore Goodfellows member.
Mike is a New Baltimore business owner and Planning Commissioner, Mike Has been on the Bay-Rama committee for approximately 8 years. He became a associate board member in 2016 and Vice President in 2018. Being involved with Bay-Rama has been a great way to volunteer and give back our community.
Cheryl works as a Controller for American Gear & Engineering, Inc in Westland, Michigan. She moved to New Baltimore in 1998. Cheryl and her husband, Tom joined Bay Rama in 2005. She was the Parade Director for 10 years and was in charge of the Midway HQ trailer for a few years before stepping back into a Board position as Treasurer in 2019. Cheryl loves Bay Rama and all that we stand for especially that we give so much back to our Community not only in a monetary way but also by providing the citizens with a great festival as well as a wonderful Christmas Tree lighting night.
Eric is a lifetime resident of the New Baltimore area. Eric is active in the community and enjoys supporting local functions. He also volunteers for the Anchor Bay Community Giving Tree, Lion's Club Winterfest, The New Baltimore Goodfellows newspaper sale, and stays busy participating in many other community events.
Ashley currently works as the Director of Marketing and Communications for the Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce. She has been a Bay-Rama Volunteer since she was young, She became an official Committee Member in 2016, an Associate Board Member in 2018, and a Director in 2020. She is the Co-Director of the Queen's Pageant, helps with many other events, and is on the Public Relations Committee, helping with all Social Media, Web, and all Marketing aspects. Her favorite part of Bay-Rama is how it really brings the community together and spending time with her fellow Bay-Rama members.
Bay-Rama Associate Board
Mike is a 15 year New Baltimore resident and has been apart of Bay Rama for 4 years. He works with the Festival Tent, Recruiting, Cornhole, and Christmas Tree Lighting sub-committees. Mike's favorite part of Bay Rama is connecting with the awesome people in the community. Volunteering with this great organization is fun and rewarding. Ask me how to join!
Honorary Board Member
Larry is a retired General Motor's supervisor and New Baltimore resident for 30 years. Retired Bay-Rama President 1997-2004. Larry was 1999 New Baltimore Citizen of the Year and 2001 Anchor Bay Chamber of Commerce "Gold Medal Award" recipient. 2015 Macomb County Board of Commissioners "Outstanding Volunteer Award". Larry is a member of the New Baltimore Goodfellows, New Balitmore Historical Society, former project manager of Festival Park and is the Chairman of New Baltimore Parks and Recreation Commission.
Tara was previously on the Bay Rama Queens court in 2007. She officially joined the committee in 2017 and joined the board as an associate director in 2019. She is the current chair for the Bay-Rama committee Christmas party and is a part of the Christmas tree lighting committee. Tara enjoys volunteering for the Anchor Bay community, boating on Lake St. Clair and spending time with her husband, two dogs, family, and friends.