Agricultural Advisory Committee

Purpose

The Agricultural Advisory Committee (AAC) provides review and recommendations to the Whatcom County Council on issues that affect agriculture. The AAC also provides a forum for farmers and others interested in enhancing and promoting the long-term viability of Whatcom County agriculture.

Authority



WCC Chapter 2.34

Meetings


Meetings are held monthly October through May, typically on the second Wednesday from 4pm to 6pm at Planning and Development Services, 5280 Northwest Drive, Bellingham.
   
  
  Agenda  Meeting Summary
  October 12, 2016 October 12, 2016
  November 9, 2016 November 9, 2016
  December 14, 2016 December 14, 2016
  January 11, 2017 January 11, 2017
  February 8, 2017 February 8, 2017
  March 8, 2017 March 8, 2017
  April 12, 2017 April 12, 2017
  May 10, 2017 May 10, 2017
  October 11, 2017  

Members

  • Ashton Beanblossom
  • Lesa Boxx
  • Dave Buys
  • Larry Davis
  • Jamie Gunst
  • Myron Hawley
  • Barbara Hento
  • Anna Martin
  • Matthew McDermott
  • Leroy Plagerman
  • Kristi Roberts
  • Melodie Kirk

Specifications

The members of the Agricultural Advisory Committee are representatives of: Agricultural Processor (large and small scale producers of various agricultural commodities)
◦ Agricultural Products Consumer, citizen representative
◦ Agricultural Programs, citizen representative
◦ Whatcom County Conservation District Board
◦ Whatcom Family Farmers
​Ex-Officio:
◦ FFA Youth
◦ Natural Resource Conservation Service
◦ Representative of Washington State University Cooperative Extension
◦ Whatcom County Department of Planning and Development Services