Faraz Naqvi and Deirdre Sullivan have been elected to the board of directors for the Health District of Northern Larimer County.
Three candidates ran for two open seats on the Health District board. A total of 1,102 people voted in the special district election. Preliminary results are:
Candidate Number of votes
Faraz Naqvi 674
Deirdre Sullivan 674
Robert Calhoun 512
Naqvi, 55, is a physician focused on elderly care, skilled and assisted living care and management of health professionals. Sullivan, 41, is a program supervisor for CanDo and Vida Sana at UCHealth Community Health Improvement and a facilitator with the Family Leadership Training Institute at Colorado State University Extension. Both are residents of Fort Collins.
The Health District is governed by a five-member board of directors. Members serve staggered, four-year terms and are elected at-large from the community. Elections are held every two years in even-numbered years.
The Health District provides residents of northern Larimer County with dental, mental health and preventive health services, in addition to connecting people to more affordable prescription and health insurance options.