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.




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Voting Members:

Scott Korthius


Mayor of Lynden

Pinky Vargas


Bellingham City Council

Greg Hansen


Mayor of Ferndale

Seth Fleetwood

Mayor of Bellingham

Michael Lilliquist

Bellingham City Council

Bonnie Onyon

Mayor of Blaine

John Perry

Mayor of Everson

Kyle Christensen

Mayor of Sumas

Carol Frazey

Whatcom County Council

Associate Members:

Greg Winter

Opportunity Council

Andrew Tischleder

Sudden Valley Association