Jack Louws

County Executive
Title: County Executive
Phone: 360-778-5200
Jack Louws

Clear Goals For A Better Future
To lead Whatcom County to improve the vitality of our community and the health of our families; and to deliver effective "Customer Service" oriented government.

Political History
Elected to one four year term serving on the Lynden City Council (1990 - 1994) Elected to two four year terms serving as Mayor of Lynden (2002 - 2010) Previously Chaired the Whatcom Council of Governments, Small Cities Caucus, and the Growth Management Advisory Board Served on boards of the Whatcom Transportation Authority, Economic Development Investment Board and the Emergency Medical Services Advisory Board. Currently serving First Term as Whatcom County Executive.

Professional Background
From 1982 - 2010, Jack was CEO and owner of the family business called Louws Truss, Inc., specializing in manufacturing trusses for the construction industry; currently Jack and his son John (BJ) are co-owners. John is now President and handles the day-to-day operation of the business.

Marital Status
Married 34 years to wife Cindy, with 3 grown children. 

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