Tyler Byrd is currently serving his first term on the Whatcom County Council, representing County Council District 3. His first term began January 2018 and ends January 2022.
In 2020, Councilmember Byrd is the County Council Vice-Chair. He is Chair of the Finance and Administrative Services Committee and is a member of the Planning and Development Committee and Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee. In addition, he is appointed to several community boards and committees, including the Bellingham Regional Chamber of Commerce, Reserve Officers Board of Trustees, Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC), and is an alternate for the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Oversight Board.