Port Commissioner Ken Bell has been selected by the Commission to serve as President of the Board of Commissioners for 2021. Commissioner Michael Shepard was picked to be Vice President and Bobby Briscoe was chosen for Secretary.
Commissioners also determined who would serve on local boards for 2021:
- Whatcom Council of Governments: Ken Bell
- Washington Public Ports Association: Bobby Briscoe
- Whatcom County Economic Development Investment Program Committee: Ken Bell
- Western Crossing (Shared Port and Western Washington University Development Entity): Michael Shepard
Regular Port Commission meeting times start at 4:00 p.m. in the Harbor Center Conference Room located at 1801 Roeder Avenue, Bellingham, WA unless posted otherwise.
To help avoid public gatherings as a result of COVID-19 precautions, participation in Port Commission meetings is offered using Zoom video conferencing. Information on how to participate using Zoom is included with each meeting agenda after it is posted on the Port’s website one week before the upcoming meeting. Video of Port Commission meetings is live streamed and archived on the Port’s YouTube Channel. Please contact Carey Jones at 360.715.7386 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about how to attend, watch or participate in Port Commission meetings. To view the meeting schedule, click here
The 2021 Commission meeting schedule is as follows: January 5 and 19, February 2 and 16, March 2 and 16, April 6 and 20, May 4 and 18, June 1 and 15, July 13, August 10, September 7 and 21, October 5 and 19, November 2 and 16, and December 7.
An essential part of the Board of Commissioners’ decision-making process is public input. Two public comment periods at 4:00 and 5:30 pm are included as part of all regularly scheduled Commission meetings. Written comments are always welcome and can be submitted by email to email@example.com or by mail to:
POB Board of Commissioners
1801 Roeder Avenue
Bellingham, WA 98225