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Public Health Advisory Board

Purpose  The Board shall serve in an advisory capacity to the Health Department on all issues related to the County Health Department and its programs.

Authority  RCW 70.05, WCC 24.01.051
Contact Person     Whatcom County Executive´s Office, (360) 676-6717

Member Specifications  Residents of the County, eight of which are appointed by the executive, subject to County Council confirmation.  One member is appointed by County Council for a term of one calendar year.  One Board of Health member, one from the natural sciences, one physician, one from business/industry, one Tribal member or a representative from an ethnic minority, one from education, two from the areas of administration/fiscal, nursing, or hospital affiliation; and one citizen-at-large member.

Term Limit  Two Consecutive Full Terms
Term Length  Four Years
Number of Members  Nine
Meetings Held  Bi-monthly on the 1st Thursday
Vacancies Check the Vacancies List