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Boards and Commissions - How To Apply
Boards and Commissions | How to Apply

Obtain an Application

Applications for appointment to Whatcom County boards and commissions are available in the Whatcom County Council and Executive offices at the Whatcom County Courthouse, 311 Grand Avenue, Bellingham Washington, or you can download the application provided here in Acrobat PDF format. You may obtain the Acrobat Reader free from Adobe.

Application for Appointment to Whatcom County Boards and Commissions PDF document

Where to Send Application

Applications for vacancies should be faxed, mailed, or delivered to the Council office for Council-appointed boards and commissions, or to the Executive's office for Executive-appointed boards and commissions, unless otherwise noted under each vacancy.

View Available Vacancies

Vacancies on boards and commissions occur frequently.  See each individual board page for current vacancies, or contact us. Board members are appointed without compensation unless otherwise noted. All members must be registered voters, residents of Whatcom County, and if applicable, reside in the area they represent.

Applications are available in online or in person at the Council and Executive offices.

Applications for Council board vacancies should be faxed, mailed, or delivered to the Council Office unless otherwise noted.

Applications for Executive board vacancies should be submitted to the Executive's office. Often vacancies are filled by reappointment to a second term by current position holders.

Requirements

All members must be registered voters, residents of Whatcom County, and if applicable, reside in the area they represent.  Members serve without compensation unless otherwise noted.

For questions or more information, please contact us:

Council
Address: 311 Grand Avenue, Suite 105, Bellingham WA 98225
Telephone: (360) 676-6690
Email: council@co.whatcom.wa.us

Executive
Address: 311 Grand Avenue, Suite 108, Bellingham WA 98225
Telephone: (360) 676-6717
Email: executive@co.whatcom.wa.us