This website is dedicated to keeping the public informed of the progress made with emergency medical services planning in Whatcom County
EMS Oversight Board (EOB) Purpose: Make recommendations to Whatcom County and the Cities and Fire Districts of Whatcom County regarding administration, operations, levels of service and EMS budgets.
EMS Technical Advisory Board (TAB) Purpose: Shall serve as advisors and make recommendations to the EOB and to Emergency Medical Service Providers in Whatcom County regarding operational, educational and logistical components of basic through advanced life support services.
Authority: Whatcom County Ordinance #2013-074; Whatcom County Code 5.04.08
Date of Formation: December 10, 2013
The majority of appointments are designated, however there are a few citizen representatives appointed jointly by the County Executive and the Bellingham City Mayor.
The EOB is a 9-member board. The joint appointments are for the following positions: one (1) Financial/Budget Citizen Representative, one (1) Medical Community Citizen Representative, and one (1) Citizen At Large. EOB Application
The TAB is an 11-member board. The joint appointments are for the following positions; one (1) hospital-medical community member, and one (1) paramedic training education provider. TAB Application
To submit an application, download one of the applications above, fill it out and sign it, and then send it to the County Executive's Office, 311 Grand Avenue, Suite 108, Bellingham, WA 98225.