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By Terry Blair-Burton
Special to The SUN
Derek Farrah, a Pagosa Springs resident and accountant, has joined the Region 9 Economic Development District’s Business Loan Fund (BLF) Committee.
Farrah was educated in Rhodesia/Zimbabwe and South Africa, and moved to Pagosa Springs in 1992. He was approved by the Region 9 executive board and will fill an Archuleta County position.
The Loan Committee is composed of two representatives from each of the five counties in southwest Colorado, plus two at-large positions with at least one person with loan making experience, one person with an accounting background, one person with a real estate background and two with a background in business. The term on the loan committee is two years, but there is no limit to the number of terms a committee person may serve.
For more information on the loan program and committee, contact Region 9 at 247-9621 or visit the webpage at www.scan.org.