Birch Bay Watershed & Aquatic Resources Management Advisory Committee


The Committee will represent the residents of the subzone and make recommendations to the Board of Supervisors regarding the implementation of the Birch Bay Watershed and Aquatic Resource Management (BBWARM) District stormwater program.


  • Meetings are generally held four times per year: 2021 meetings are January 20, April 21, June 16, and September 15.
  • Meetings are open to the public. Community members who attend may provide public comment on issues related to watershed and aquatic resources in Birch Bay. 


The Birch Bay Watershed and Aquatic Resources Management (BBWARM) Advisory Committee has 5 members appointed by the County Council:

  • Jackie Bourgault
  • Robert Shanabarger
  • Don Brown
  • Michael Allan
  • Patrick Alesse


At least 4 members must reside in the subzone district. The 5th member may either reside in the district or represent a rate payer in the district. Members geographically represent a broad spectrum of stakeholders within the BBWARM District boundaries.


Term Information

    • 4-year terms, 2 term limit, 1 year separation required after 2 terms to be eligible to reapply