Melissa Davis

Founder of New Power Tour, Inc.

Melissa Davis is proud to be a Yooper, and improving the energy and water efficiency of the Upper Peninsula. 

In 2006, she launched New Power Tour, Inc. as a non-profit organization to help local communities and the environment through the promotion of renewable water and energy efficient technologies. 

Since then, she has lead New Power Tour, Inc. on an incredible journey. She has managed efforts to winterize over 100 houses and has fundraised millions of dollars to update energy consuming appliances for low-income households.

Melissa is passionate about the work New Power Tour, Inc. does, and hopes you will consider how you can get involved!

Meet Our Board of Directors

Sarah Green, President

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Professor of Chemistry at MTU

Houghton, MI

Robert Handler, Treasurer

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Operations Manager, Sustainable Futures Institute at MTU

Houghton, MI

Lynn Artman

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Program Chair of Construction Management at MTU 

Houghton, MI

Andy Roth

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Proprietor, Solar-UP Photovoltic Solutions

Houghton, MI

Dr. Meredith LaBeau, PhD

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Process Engineering Manager, Calumet Electronics

Houghton, MI

Valorie Troesch

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Retired Life Expert

Dollar Bay, MI

Bob DuPont

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Retired Life Expert

Lake Eva, MI

Gretchen Janssen

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Realtor REMAXX/Douglass Houghton and Houghton County Board Commissioner 
Houghton, MI

Brad Barnett

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Director of the Keweenaw Convention and Visitors Bureau

Atlantic Mine, MI

Zach Halkola

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CFO of PM Power Group

Hubbell, MI

JR Richardson

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Vice President of PM Power Group,

Hubbell, MI

Please thank the sponsors who have supported our previous initiatives:

2018: Business & Technology
Energy Conference

2019: City of Houghton
Energy Series

  •  Call:          +1-(906)-281-5986

  • Email:       info@newpowertour.com 

  • Address:  422 Quincy Street

                           Hancock, MI 49930

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