Commissioner Districts

Current Commissioners

A nonpartisan, elected, three-member commission establishes Port of Bellingham policy. Members currently serving four-year terms are:

  • Michael Shepard- District 1
  • Ken Bell- District 2
  • Bobby Briscoe - District 3


Commissioners each represent a district in Whatcom County


If you are interested in speaking at a commission meeting, please view information about attending port meetings.

The Port of Bellingham encourages people with disabilities to participate in public meetings. For assistance with special needs, please call the port at (360) 676-2500 at least four days in advance.