EMS Oversight Board (EOB)

NEWS

Purpose

The EMS Oversight Board makes recommendations to Whatcom County and the cities and fire districts of Whatcom County regarding administration, operations, levels of service and EMS budgets.   

Authority

Date of Formation

  • December 10, 2013

Meetings

The EOB meetings are on a quarterly basis. Meetings at this time are conducted in a virtual format online. The current schedule is listed below:

December 8, 2021 (cancelled)
*February 9, 2022            2:00 - 3:00 pm  (*special mtg)
May 25, 2022                   9:00 - 11:00 am
June 8, 2022                    2:00 - 3:00
September 14, 2022        2:00 - 3:00
December 14, 2022          2:00 - 3:00

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Members

The majority of appointments are designated, however there are a few citizen representatives appointed jointly by the County Executive and the Bellingham City Mayor.  These joint appointments represent:

    1 Citizen at Large

    1 Financial/Budget Citizen Representative

    1 Medical Community Citizen Representative

Member Association Email Phone
Michael Lilliquist, Councilmember
Bellingham City Council
Email 360-778-8200
Tyler Byrd, Councilmember
Whatcom County Council
Email 360-778-5021
Hall Walker Finance / Budget Citizen Representative
Email 360-961-1002
RobRoy Graham, Fire Commissioner
County Fire Commission Association
Email 360-592-2416
Scott Korthuis, Lynden Mayor
Small Cities Mayor Association
Email 360-354-1170
Rick Kowsky, Cascade Ambulance
Citizen at Large
Email 360-380-3144
Seth Fleetwood, Mayor
City of Bellingham
Email

360-778-8100
Satpal Sidhu, County Executive
Whatcom County
Email 360-778-5200
Robert Rush, Jr., MD, FACS Medical Community Citizen Representative
360-788-6368