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Staff Members

The Lake Havasu Area Chamber is fortunate to have a highly trained and professional staff who work as a team on behalf of the organization.


The team is led by Lisa Krueger, IOM, ACE, who is the President/CEO of the organization. Lisa has lived in the area for over 30 years and has worked as a professional chamber of commerce executive for 23 years. She is a graduate of the US Chamber’s Institute for Organization Management and has been an Accredited Chamber Executive through the Western Association of Chamber Executives since 2006. Lisa oversees all programs and committees and the day-to-day business of the Chamber and is also the point person for the Chamber’s Governmental Affairs program. She is a founder and former board member for the Lake Havasu Chamber Foundation for Education and Leadership and is an honorary graduate of the Havasu Leadership and Advanced Havasu Leadership Development programs. She is a past chairman of Arizona Chamber Executives and has served on many local, state and national boards related to the Chamber of Commerce industry. Lisa is mother to Kim Rome, and grandmother to Tyler, Ashley, Hayden and Colton. Lisa is a long-time Rotarian, and has been a member of three different Rotary clubs since 1996. She was president of the Lake Havasu City Club in 2016. Send Lisa email to, or call 928-855-4115, ext. 125.


Kathy Tippett is the Director of Administration & Technology, a unique combination. Kathy has lived in Lake Havasu City since 1990 and is a graduate of the Western Association of Chamber Executives ACADEMY program. She is responsible for the Chamber’s accounts payable and receivable plus human resources and provides the Chamber communication and marketing products. Kathy is the liaison for the Chamber Foundation’s Education Committee and Leadership Lake Havasu programs and has worked for the Chamber since 2000. She assists the Lake Havasu Chamber Foundation for Education and Leadership and is an honorary graduate of Havasu Leadership Development. Kathy is also a CTA (Certified Tourism Ambassador) who enjoys learning more about Lake Havasu City and sharing it with residents and visitors. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from UNLV. Kathy is also a small business owner and partner of Little People’s Day Care & Preschool along with her daughter, Karen Harrison, who is a graduate of Lake Havasu High School and Mohave Community College.  She has two granddaughters, Kali and Bobbie. Kathy can be contacted at or call 928-855-4115, ext. 123.


Niki Nickle is the Investment and Special Events Manager at the Chamber. Niki jumped excitedly into her position with the chamber in July 2016. A Havasu Native, Niki graduated early from Lake Havasu High School with Honors English to attend the New York Conservatory of Dramatic Arts in New York City, NY. She studied Fine Arts, public