NKBA Northern New England Chapter

NKBA Northern New England is the local chapter that brings together local Northern New England Kitchen & Bath distributors, retailers, remodelers, manufacturers, fabricators, installers, designers, and other professionals – and provides a resource for local consumers to research, educate and connect with Northern New England Kitchen and Bath professionals.


2018 Current Chapter Officers

President

Susan R. Brisk, CKD
Euro-Plus Design of Wayland
27 Sedgemeadow Road
Wayland, MA 01778
(508) 358-5392
susanbrisk@euro-plusdesign.com

Programs Chair

Peg Seropian
Fairview Millwork, Inc
100 Pearl St
Bridgewater, MA 02324
(508) 697-6128 x 205
pseropian@fairvu.com

Communications Chair

Christina Fournier
Kohler Company
444 Highland Drive, MS 073
Kohler, WI 53044
(401) 338-2451
christina.fournier@kohler.com

Membership Chair

Rick Lopes
European Granite and Marble Group, Inc.
675 Canton Street
Norwood, CT 02062
(203) 366-8600
rickl@egmcorp.com

Secretary/Treasurer

Debra Bishop, CKBD
Dwell On It
10-7 Deerpath
Maynard, MA 01754
(978) 764-7084
debbishop@verizon.net


2019 Chapter Officers

President

Susan R. Brisk, CKD
Euro-Plus Design of Wayland
27 Sedgemeadow Road
Wayland, MA 01778
(508) 358-5392
susanbrisk@euro-plusdesign.com

Programs Chair

Peg Seropian
Fairview Millwork, Inc
100 Pearl St
Bridgewater, MA 02324
(508) 697-6128 x 205
pseropian@fairvu.com

Communications Chair

Christina Fournier
Kohler Company
444 Highland Drive, MS 073
Kohler, WI 53044
(401) 338-2451
christina.fournier@kohler.com

Membership Chair

Rick Lopes
European Granite and Marble Group, Inc.
675 Canton Street
Norwood, CT 02062
(203) 366-8600
rickl@egmcorp.com

Secretary/Treasurer

Debra Bishop, CKBD
Dwell On It
10-7 Deerpath
Maynard, MA 01754
(978) 764-7084
debbishop@verizon.net

Northern New England Chapter Events

NKBA-NNE Member Meeting at Clarke, Boston, MA

August 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00pm

Clarke
7 Tide Street
Boston, MA 02210

Clarke invites you to their 7 Tide location on August 14, 2018

Ken Gillis, Northeast Regional Manager for Best by Broan, will present:
“Clearing the Air: Fresh Ideas in Kitchen Ventilation”

The course will qualify for .1 CEU. NKBA members submit the CEU at NKBA.org under their individual profiles to get credit.

The focus of this program is to help you increase effectiveness of kitchen ventilation within your design spaces.

The topics we will cover include:

• The Importance of Good Ventilation
• Key Concepts and Terms
• Design Considerations
• Style, Design, and Product Specification Options
• Make Up Air
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Meeting Timeline:

• 3-5pm Board meeting
• 5-6pm Networking, Heavy Appetizers and Cocktails
• 6-6:15pm Council Announcements
• 6:15-7:15pm Presentation
• 7:15 Dessert

The board meeting is from 3-5pm before the member meeting. All members are invited and encouraged to attend. We are in need of people to join our committees and task force teams. This is a great way to stay involved in the industry with minimal time commitment.

We hope to see you there!

NKBA-NNE member meeting at Boston Interiors Dedham, MA

May 15, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00pm

Boston Interiors
458 Legacy Place
Dedham, MA 02026

Come to Boston Interiors to see a CEU presentation by Maria Stapperfenne on Communication Bling!
In this fun and lively session, Maria will introduce a variety of communication styles to help you determine which is yours, and how to modify it to meet the needs of others. You’ll practice using real world examples. As an added bonus everyone will take away an “emergency toolkit” of phrases to help in stressful situations.
We hope to see you there! (.1 CEU)

NKBA-NNE Membership Drive at European Granite Norwood, MA

04/10/2018 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00pm

European Granite Marble and Surfaces
675 Canton Street
Norwood, MA 02062

We invite you to a fun filled night at European Granite, Marble, Surfaces during Boston Design Week.

You have the opportunity to receive .2 CEU credits

Our first speaker is Alison Mullens from Antolini Luigi and C. Spa, presenting on Technology and Design in Natural Stone.

Our second speaker is Christopher Grubb from Arch-Interiors Design Group, presenting on Designers, Contractors, and Architects: Creating Relationships and Partnerships for Referrals and Business Success.

2-4pm Board meeting
4-5pm 1st CEU
5-6pm Networking
6-6:15pm Council updates
6:15-7:15pm 2nd CEU
7:15 Heavy Appetizers and cocktails
The board meeting is from 2-4pm at European Granite before the member meeting. All members are invited and encouraged to attend. We are in need of people to join our committees and task force teams. This is a great way to stay involved in the industry with minimal time committment.

We hope to see you there!

This event qualifies for .02 NKBA CEUs


NKBA-NNE Member Meeting at Divine Stoneworks

Tuesday, February 13th

60 Pleasant Street
Suite 121
Ashland, MA 01721

Board (Council) Meeting: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Event 5:00 – 8:00 pm

Attend our next member meeting and learn about “How Star Wars Socks, a Bathtub, and a Cellphone Revolutionized Our Business”

Join Dakota Lotz with Divine Stoneworks at his beautiful showroom in Ashland, MA and learn how he stands out in today’s saturated social media world. (.1 CEU)

Learn some new tips on how to properly advertise on Facebook and why most people fail with a social media budget.

Our board meeting will be from 3-5 pm at Divine Stoneworks before the meeting. We encourage you to attend and join some of the committees and task forces we will be creating. Some of the needs are:

  • Communications photo task force
  • Programs Sponsorship task force
  • Design Competition Committee
  • This is a great way to stay involved in the industry while taking up a minimal time commitment.

We hope to see you there!

018 meeting schedule:

  • 4/10/2018 – Membership Drive/Boston Design Week European Granite Marble Surfaces, Norwood, MA 5:30pm – 8pm
  • 5/14/2018 – Boston Interiors, Legacy Place, Norwood, MA
  • Possible summer golf outing – TBD
  • 10/9/2018 Plymouth Plantation/Design Competition winners, Plymouth, MA