Maureen Hall, President

Maureen has lived in Crested Butte for 20 years.  she has enjoyed working on various boards and committees including the Gunnison Trails Commission (six years), the Gunnison County Environmental Health Board (four years), High Country Conservation Advocates (six years) and the Crested Butte Public Policy Forum Executive Committee (10 years).   Maureen seeks quiet recreation and solitude in the backcountry, either hiking during the summer or Nordic skiing in the winter.

John Ellis, Vice President

John Ellis has served on the Silent Tracks Board of Directors since 2015. He is a retired attorney, having practiced in the District of Columbia and in Virginia for over 45 years. He and his wife, Mary, purchased property in the town of Crested Butte in 1993, and since then have skied, hiked and biked the surrounding areas whenever possible.

Bill Oliver, Secretary

Bill retired in 2008 and moved with his wife Deidre to Crested Butte South in 2010.  He enjoys quiet outdoor activities such as Nordic skiing, hiking and backpacking.  Bill works part time as a kid’s ski instructor at CBMR and is also on the board of directors of the CB South Metropolitan District. Bill holds an associate of science degree in construction engineering technology, a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering and a master of science degree in structural engineering.

Cathy Frank, Treasurer

Cathy has been a Silent Tracks board member since its inception in 2015.  She is a Colorado native and has lived in Gunnison County since 1994.  She was the Executive Director at the CB Nordic Council from 1994-2000.  She has degrees in botany and gerontology and professional expertise as a secondary science teacher and as an environmental consultant.  She is an avid outdoor recreationist and loves hiking, mountain and road biking, backpacking, and all types of skiing.

Michele Kearns, Board Member

Michele has been vacationing in Crested Butte in the summers for the past 20 years.  Originally from the northeast. she and her husband Patrick retired and moved to Crested Butte in June 2017.   Michele is an avid hiker and mountain biker and has enjoyed her first winter season skiing (all kinds) and looks forward to quiet use activities in many years to follow.