In the race for three seats on the Englewood Schools Board of Education, five candidates are in the running, with one incumbent running for re-election.
With more than 10,300 ballots counted and all 22 precincts reporting, here's how the race shaped up in results released by Arapahoe County the afternoon of Nov. 9.
Jennifer Hubbard: 25.0 percent
Tena Prange: 24.1 percent
Caty Husbands: 23.0 percent
Todd Fahnestock: 15.7 percent
Carl Montegna: 12.2 percent
Fahnestock, who has lived in Englewood for 16 years, is a full-time author and writes science fiction and fantasy novels for children and adults. Prior to writing full-time, he worked in nonprofits related to diabetes, including as the director of development for the American Diabetes Association.
Hubbard, who has lived in Englewood for almost 16 years, is a subject-matter expert in information technology for Jefferson County School District. In that position, she's responsible for technical support, training, documentation and implementation for educational software applications, including state assessments.
Husbands, who has lived in Englewood for about eight years, has worked as an instructional lead on world history at STRIVE Prep Excel high school in Denver, a social studies teacher at Noel Community Arts School in Denver and a K-12 substitute teacher and special education paraprofessional at Charles Hay World School in Englewood.
Montegna, who has lived in Englewood for almost 21 years, is a landscape- and irrigation-division manager for Consolidated Divisions Inc., an environmental contractor. He's been in the landscape industry since 2000.
Prange, who has lived in Englewood for 19 years and is the current school-board president, is an accountant for the Office of Behavioral Health in the Colorado Department of Human Services. Before working in the behavioral health field, she worked with adults with developmental disabilities as a staff member and manager of care in group homes.
The new school-board members will be sworn in toward the end of November or early-to-mid December, according to an Englewood Schools spokeswoman.