Todd Donovan is currently serving his second term on the Whatcom County Council. 2017 and 2018 are transition years for the new Council districts. In 2017, Councilmember Donovan was elected to serve the new district 2 position. He resigned his position serving the old district 1(B) to take office in the new district 2 position beginning in January 2018. Councilmember Donovan's term ends January 2022.
In 2018, Councilmember Donovan is the Council Vice-Chair and a member of the Natural Resources Committee and the Planning and Development Committee. In addition, he is appointed to several community boards and committees, including the Birch Bay, Drayton Harbor, and Portage Bay Shellfish Protection District Advisory Committees, Council of Governments, Incarceration Prevention and Reduction Task Force, Lummi Island Ferry Advisory Committee and Marine Resources Advisory Committee.