Bicycle / Pedestrian Advisory Committee


The purpose of the Bicycle / Pedestrian Advisory Committee is to assist the county in the planning, funding, development and implementation of facilities and programs that will result in the increased safety and use of bicycle and pedestrian travel as a significant and beneficial mode of transportation and recreation.


  • 6:00 p.m., the 2nd Wednesday of every month 
  • All meetings are being held in a hybrid format, both in person and online. For in person attendance, meetings are held at the Garden Level Conference Room, 322 N. Commercial Street, Bellingham. Link for virtual format is below. The next scheduled open public meeting will take place on June 8, 2022 at 6:00 pm

Zoom meeting link:

Public comment should be submitted to mailto:

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes



The Bicycle / Pedestrian Advisory Committee has 11 members.  Members must be residents of Whatcom County who have an interest in promoting the use of bicycle/pedestrian travel for transportation and recreation.

 Term Length and Term Limit

  • 4 years
  • 2 consecutive full terms

 Current Membership Roster

  • Patrick Alesse
  • Sunny Beaver
  • Walter Hudsick
  • Brian Johnson
  • Kelly Kendall
  • Gary Malick
  • Sonja Max - Co-Chair
  • Sandy Phillips
  • Pete Sharp
  • Stephen Zylstra - Co-Chair
  • 1 Vacant position


The Whatcom County Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) was created by Whatcom County Executive Pete Kremen in 2001, and was approved by the County Council through Ordinance 2001-013 to fulfill the purpose set for the Committee.