Port of Bellingham Officers Chosen for 2021

Ken Bell will be this year’s president of the Port of Bellingham’s Board of Commissioners, while fellow commissioners Michael Shepard and Bobby Briscoe will serve as vice president and secretary, respectively, for 2021, the port has announced.

Bell will also represent the port on the Whatcom Council of Governments and the Whatcom County Economic Development Investment Program Committee.

Briscoe will be the port representative for the Washington Public Ports Association, while Shepard will serve on Western Crossing (Shared Port and Western Washington University Development Entity).

The port commission will meet regularly at 4 p.m. in the Harbor Center Conference Room at 1801 Roeder Ave. in Bellingham. The next meeting is set for Jan. 19. In light of public safety amid COVID-19, the public will be able to participate in the meeting via Zoom video conferencing. Meetings will be streamed live and archived on the port’s YouTube Channel.

For more on accessing the meetings, reach out to Carey Jones at 360-715-7386 or by email at careyj@portofbellingham.com.

By Pacific Maritime