Port Commissioner Bobby Briscoe has been selected by the Commission to serve as President of the Board of Commissioners for 2019. Commissioner Ken Bell was picked to be Vice President and Michael Shepard was chosen for Secretary.
Commissioners also determined who would serve on local boards for 2019:
- Whatcom Council of Governments: Bobby Briscoe
- Washington Public Ports Association: Michael Shepard
- Whatcom County Economic Development Investment Program Committee: Ken Bell
- Western Crossing (Shared Port and Western Washington University Development Entity): Ken Bell
The next Port Commission meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 8, at 4:30 p.m. in the Harbor Center Conference Room, 1801 Roeder Avenue. The 2019 Commission meeting schedule is as follows with all meetings starting at 4:30 pm: January 8 and 22, February 5 and 19, March 5 and 19, April 2 and 16, May 7 and 21, June 4 and 18, July 9, August 13, September 3 and 17, October 1 and 22, November 5 and 19, and December 10. To view the 2019 meeting schedule, click here.
All meetings are live streamed and archived on the Port’s YouTube Channel.
An essential part of the Board of Commissioners’ decision-making process is public input. Two public comment periods at 4:30 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to:
POB Board of Commissioners
1801 Roeder Avenue
Bellingham, WA 98225