Portage Bay Shellfish Protection District Advisory Committee

Members
The Portage Bay Shellfish Protection District Advisory Committee has 11 members (PDF):
  • Dorie Belisle
  • Albert de Boer
  • Jon DeJong
  • Lee First
  • Fred Likkel
  • Andy Ross
  • Robert VanWeerdhuizen
  • Christine Woodward
  • Wendy Scherrer
  • Harlan James, Nooksack Tribe/Lummi Nation Representative
Specifications
Members of the Portage Bay Shellfish Protection District Advisory Committee must have a direct interest in the Shellfish Protection District.

Vacancies
Term Limit
  • 2 full terms
    • 1 year separation required after 2 terms
Term Length
  • 4 years, upon removal of the Portage Bay downgrade, or the district is dissolved by legislative ordinance
Purpose
The Portage Bay Shellfish Protection District Advisory Committee advises the County Council on the proposed actions and operations relating to the restoration of water quality in the Portage Bay watershed.

Authority
  • Whatcom County Code 16.20.040
Additional Information