Council Board

The Council Board is the governing body of the Whatcom Council of Governments. It is composed of 15 voting members drawn from Whatcom County Government (three members, including the County Executive), the City of Bellingham (three members, including the Mayor), the County’s six other cities, the Port of Bellingham, the Lummi Nation and the Lake Whatcom Water and Sewer District. Additionally, there are also five associate (non-voting) members who participate in Council Board meetings and share the perspectives of the organizations and communities that they represent.



Oct. 11, 2017 Packet
Jan. 18, 2017 Packet  Minutes
Dec. 14, 2016 Packet  Minutes
Oct. 12, 2016 Packet  Minutes
Sept. 14, 2016 Packet  Minutes
Jan. 20, 2016 Packet  Minutes

Voting Members:

Bob Bromley


Mayor of Sumas

Michael McAuley


Port of Bellingham Commissioner

Jack Louws


Whatcom County Executive

Terry Bornemann

Bellingham City Council

Scott Korthuis

Mayor of Lynden

Michael Lilliquist

Bellingham City Council

Kelli Linville

Mayor of Bellingham

John Perry

Mayor of Everson

Harry Robinson

Mayor of Blaine

Satpal Sidhu

Whatcom County Council

Associate Members:

Greg Winter

Opportunity Council