On September 28, 2021, the Whatcom County Council approved a motion to re-engage the SAC member. Outreach is underway to reconfirm membership.
The purpose of the Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC) is to guide the development of a needs assessment for public health, safety and justice facility needs. SAC members will act as liaisons to the communities or agencies they represent. They will share information about the study, bring feedback to the SAC meetings, and help build a plan that is reflective of community values. Through engaging communities and agencies they represent, SAC members will help develop community support for the recommendations in the Needs Assessment.
The Stakeholder Advisory Committee has 36 voting members. The County Council appoints the following members:
Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder (SUD)Housing SpecialistsDomestic Violence PreventionRe-entry Job TrainingPhilanthropic Specialists
The following positions are appointed by their agency:
Vacancies and to apply