Health Care & Insurance  May 13, 2023

Liane Jollon named Health District of Northern Larimer County executive director

The board of directors for the Health District of Northern Larimer County has appointed Liane Jollon as the agency’s new executive director.

Jollon has served as executive director of San Juan Basin Health, a public health department serving La Plata and Archuleta counties in southwest Colorado, since 2013. She will join the Health District July 1.

Jollon, Liane
Liane Jollon

The appointment caps a three-month national search that drew more than 60 applicants.

Prior to serving as executive director of San Juan Basin Health, Jollon served as the agency’s Health Services Division director, as well as manager of the Family Planning Clinic and Immunization and Family Planning Program. 

Jollon holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in arts, history and sociology from Columbia University and an associate degree in nursing from Pueblo Community College in Durango. She is pursuing a master of arts degree in security studies from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California.

In 2022, she was named a Gates Family Fellow as a Senior Executive in State and Local Government at the Harvard Kennedy School at Harvard University. She is immediate past president of the Colorado Association of Local Public Health Officials.

“The board is thrilled to have Liane Jollon become the next executive director for the Health District of Northern Larimer County,” Molly Gutilla, president of the Health District board of directors, said in a written statement. “Liane is an experienced, thoughtful, strategic, and passionate leader in community health. We are excited to work with her moving forward as we pursue our organizational mission of enhanced health for all.”

Lorraine Haywood will serve as interim executive director for the Health District until July, after which she will resume the position of deputy director.

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 health insurance and prescription options.

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