Commission (Board, Meeting Agendas & Minutes )



Members are elected to four-year terms. Current members are:

Michael Shepard - District 1
Term: 1/01/18-12/31/21
Currently serving 1st term

Ken Bell - District 2
Term: 1/01/18-12/31/21
Currently serving 1st term
 (First term: 01/05/10-12/31/13)

 Bobby Briscoe - District 3
Currently serving 1st term


The Board of Commissioners is a non-partisan, three-person elected body that oversees all Port of Bellingham operations by providing policy direction and decisions in public meetings.

2018 Board of Officers

  • President: Ken Bell
  • Vice Pres.: Bobby Briscoe
  • Secretary: Michael Shepard