Agricultural Advisory Committee

Purpose

The Agricultural Advisory Committee (AAC) provides review and recommendations to the Whatcom County Council on issues that affect agriculture. The AAC also provides a forum for farmers and others interested in enhancing and promoting the long-term viability of Whatcom County agriculture.

Authority



WCC Chapter 2.34

Meetings


Meetings are held monthly October through May.
   
  
Agenda  Meeting Summary
October 12, 2016 October 12, 2016
November 9, 2016 November 9, 2016
December 14, 2016 December 14, 2016
January 11, 2017 January 11, 2017
February 8, 2017 February 8, 2017
March 8, 2017 March 8, 2017
April 12, 2017 April 12, 2017
May 10, 2017 May 10, 2017

Members

  • Ashton Beanblossom
  • Lesa Boxx
  • Dave Buys
  • Larry Davis
  • Jamie Gunst
  • Mike Hawley
  • Barbara Hento
  • Anna Martin
  • Matthew McDermott
  • Leroy Plagerman
  • Kristi Roberts
  • Vacant (2)

Specifications

The members of the Agricultural Advisory Committee are representatives of: Agricultural Processor (large and small scale producers of various agricultural commodities)
◦ Agricultural Products Consumer, citizen representative
◦ Agricultural Programs, citizen representative
◦ Whatcom County Conservation District Board
◦ Whatcom Family Farmers
​Ex-Officio:
◦ FFA Youth
◦ Natural Resource Conservation Service
◦ Representative of Washington State University Cooperative Extension
◦ Whatcom County Department of Planning and Development Services