Staff

Peg Ellsworth

Executive Director

Ms. Ellsworth has been directing and administering Federal, State, and locally funded projects for over 25 years. Formerly the Community Resource Director for the Town of Roxbury, she has successfully developed, overseen, and administered projects that range from large preservation and construction projects to NY Main Street facade programs.  She brings a strong sense of responsibility to the communities MARK serves and incorporates the highest of standards, strategies and best practices into the core of the organizational goals and objectives. She is committed to programmatic success for the benefit of the region. She currently serves on the Executive Committee of the Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council.

Katie Camillone

Deputy Director

Ms. Camillone was brought on staff at MARK to provide immediate assistance in the wake of Hurricane Irene. She was instrumental in the coordination of volunteers, needed resources, and funding assistance to flood effected individuals, families, and businesses. She currently has primary administrative responsibility for our CDBG programs, as well as administering our Small Business Development Fund and other local business development projects. MARK also uses her talents to maintain our website and our social media outreach efforts.

Chelsea Slavin

Program Administrator

Chelsea Slavin is a lifelong area resident and graduated from Margaretville Central School with an Associates in Criminal Justice and currently working towards her Bachelor’s in the same field. She brings an in depth understanding of the social and economic challenges of the region and great organizational skills to the MARK Project team. Prior to MARK she was a customer service representative at Margaretville Telephone Company.
 

Fred Beemer

Housing Rehabilitation Specialist

Mr. Beemer comes to MARK with over 30 years of construction experience and is a certified lead paint risk assessor. He possesses extensive knowledge of rehabilitation to older buildings using best practices in Historic Preservation while incorporating the latest in green technology and energy efficiency and also works closely with local Code Enforcement Officers to insure adherence to all local and state building code requirements.

Nicole Haroldson

Program Administrator

Ms. Haroldson is a lifelong resident of Delaware County and one of the MARK Project’s newest additions to our staff. She is currently working as a Program Administrator, taking on any new tasks dealt to her within the operation. She has a background in Real Estate and a keen understanding of bookkeeping and accounting making the transition into non-profit seamless.