Fargo City Commission appoints new Public Health Director

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(Fargo, ND) – Fargo Cass Public Health has a new Director.

At its regular City Commission meeting Monday in the Fargo City Commission chambers, the governing body unanimously voted to appoint Jennifer Faul as the new Director, succeeding Desi Fleming, who will be retiring.

Faul holds a master's degree in social work and is a PH.D. candidate in education and institutional analysis. In the City Commission packets, background information said she has more than 15 years of healthcare leadership experience.

Faul will begin her employment on June 17.

“This will provide a three-week overlap with FCPH's current director, Desi Fleming, to ensure a seamless leadership transition,” Assistant City Administrator Brenda Derrig wrote in the memo to the Commission.

“I appreciate the opportunity to serve the community and Cass County in a different way,”  Faul told the Commission.