Shellfish Protection District Advisory Committees


There are two Shellfish Protection District Advisory Committees: Drayton Harbor and Portage Bay.  The duties of the Advisory Committees are to advise the County Council on the proposed actions and operations relating to the restoration of water quality in the Drayton Harbor watershed and Portage Bay watershed.


  • Joint Drayton Harbor and Portage Bay Meetings are generally held quarterly, 3:00 to 5:30 p.m., on the last Wednesday of January, April, July, and October. Special meetings are held as needed.
  • Meetings are held remote-only via Zoom


 Each Advisory Committee has 11 members, including two positions available for tribal representation.  Nine members are appointed by the County Council 

Drayton Harbor Shellfish Protection District Advisory Committee

    • Richard Beauregard
    • George Kaas
    • Heather Christianson
    • Julie Hirsch
    • Kurt Baumgarten
    • Patricia Lulu
    • Ravyn Whitewolf
    • Charlie Hawkins
    • Vacant
    • Tribal representative, vacant
    • Tribal representative, vacant

Portage Bay Shellfish Protection District Advisory Committee

    • Christine Woodward
    • Albert de Boer
    • Fred Likkel
    • Alan Chapman
    • Dorie Belisle
    • Vacant
    • Vacant
    • Vacant
    • Vacant
    • Tribal representative, vacant
    • Tribal representative, vacant


Applicants must be property owners who reside within the Shellfish Protection District and have a direct interest the district.


Term Information

    • 4 year terms, upon removal of the Drayton Harbor downgrade, or the district is dissolved by legislative ordinance. 
    • 2 term limit, 1 year separation required after 2 terms before eligible to reapply