STAFF & BOARD
Board Member Seth Cagin currently works for Mandarin Library Automation overseeing marketing. He founded The Telluride Watch newspaper with his wife, Marta Tarbell, and served as its publisher. He is on the board of the Telluride Mountain School, which he helped found in 1998. He previously served on the board of the Wilkinson Public Library and the Marketing Telluride board. He is also the author of three published books and is running for a seat in the Colorado legislature.
Katherine Borsecnik & Gene Weil
Board Members Katherine Borsecnik and Gene Weil are co-founders of Ebb Point foundation, which supports non-profit organizations that implement economic and social justice projects. Katherine is the President of the Foundation and an expert in nonprofit governance, having served in a leadership capacity on a variety of boards including Root Capital and Women for Women International, as well as locally with Mountainfilm and Telluride Academy. Katherine provides pro bono governance consulting to a variety of non-profit organizations. Gene is a Managing Director at Waterfall Asset Management. Prior to that, Gene was Co-Head of the Financial Institutions Group at Houlihan Lokey, and co-founder and CEO of Milestone Merchant Partners. In his career, Gene has focused exclusively on financial services across the depository institution, specialty finance (including mortgage, commercial and consumer finance), distressed real estate, and financial technology sectors. Gene also serves on the Board of Root Capital. Katherine and Gene consider Telluride home, having resided in the community part-time for the past 15 years.
Acting Director Amy Levek consults in planning for governments and private clients, as well as for non-profit organizations. She previously served on Telluride Town Council and as its Mayor, as well as San Miguel County Commissioner. Her work includes service as Planning Director for the Town of Telluride as well as several projects for San Miguel County and involvement in affordable housing projects for the Town of Telluride. As a planner representing both public and private interests, she has worked with diverse citizen groups and individuals involved in the public process. She has also served as the Executive Director of the Telluride Council for the Arts and Humanities and helped establish the San Miguel Authority for Regional Transportation as its first interim director.
After graduating from Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, R.I. in 1977 with a Bachelor of Architecture degree, Mr. Cummings worked with a number of architecture firms on the East Coast and in Colorado.
Since incorporating E Cummings Architect PC in Telluride in 2002, Mr. Cummings has received several awards from HARC on mixed use projects. He has completed new homes, additions and remodels in the Telluride region totaling over 130,000 s.f.
His work has been published in numerous magazines and newspapers including Luxe Magazine Colorado, Mountain Home Style, Telluride Daily Planet and the New York Times Home Section.
Mr. Cummings has been a board member for Telluride Performing Arts Center, a Task Force Member for the “Four Corners” Feasibility Study of 300+ underground parking garage in Telluride, Telluride Performing Arts Center High School Theater Fundraising Committee and a consultant for the Telluride Science Research Center. In addition to evaluating site development options on over 6 parcels in Telluride for TSRC, he completed a Feasibility Study for a 60 room, 70,000 s.f. four story hotel and underground parking facility as a proposed combined project with the Science Center.