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,
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 See Executive