Port Commissioner Michael Shepard has been selected by the Commission to serve as President of the Board of Commissioners for 2023. Commissioner Bobby Briscoe was chosen to be Vice President and Ken Bell was selected for Secretary.
Commissioners also determined who would serve on local boards for 2023:
- Whatcom Council of Governments: Bobby Briscoe
- Washington Public Ports Association: Ken Bell
- Whatcom County Economic Development Investment Program Committee: Ken Bell
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.
Participation in Port Commission meetings is also 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 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 email@example.com if you have any questions about how to attend, watch or participate in Port Commission meetings. To view the meeting schedule, click here
The 2023 Commission meeting schedule is as follows: January 10 and 24, February 7 and 21, March 7 and 21, April 18, May 2 and 16, June 6 and 20, July 11, August 8, September 19, October 3 and 17, November 7 and 21, and December 12.
An essential part of the Board of Commissioners’ decision-making process is public input. Two public comment periods are included as part of all regularly scheduled Commission meetings. The Commission accepts public comment when Commission meetings start at 4:00 pm and at the end of the meeting. Written comments are always welcome and can be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to:
POB Board of Commissioners
1801 Roeder Avenue, Suite 146
Bellingham, WA 98225