Dawn Werner

Board Member

Dawn Werner is a lifetime member of the Kennebunk and Kennebunkport communities. Her family roots in southern Maine encompass four generations and span Ogunquit to Saco and Yarmouth. One of Dawn’s many interests in Kennebunkport history involves architecture, where she has restored five historical turn-of-the-century homes. Her community involvement includes service work and fundraising for the Kennebunk Free Library and the Graves Memorial Library. She also served as Board Chair for KBIA and advanced children’s scholarships for local families in the Kennebunk area. Professionally, Dawn’s career includes experience in finance and education. After attending Dartmouth College, she worked in investment banking in New York City and later earned her master’s degree at New York University. She is currently on the faculty at NYU and Marymount Manhattan College, teaching courses in communication studies. In Kennebunkport, Dawn and her family reside in Cape Porpoise. She is active in the outdoors, including hiking and water sports. She is also a long-time member of KRC, AYC, and Edgcomb. She actively supports Kennebunk Land Trust, MITA, Appalachian Mountain Club, and Laudholm Trust. She looks forward to the opportunity to serve Kennebunkport Historical Society’s exciting and essential preservation and education initiatives.

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