Kathy Kershner is currently serving her first term on the Whatcom County Council, representing County Council District 4. Her term began January 2020 and expires January 2024. She previously served on the County Council from January 2010 to January 2014.
In 2023, Councilmember Kershner is Chair of the Public Works and Health Committee and the Finance and Administrative Services Committee. In addition, she represents the County Council on several community boards and committees, including the Business and Commerce Advisory Committee, Council of Governments, Developmental Disabilities Board, Northwest Regional Council and Public Health Advisory Board.