Kaylee Galloway

Kaylee Galloway is currently serving her first term on the Whatcom County Council representing District 1. Councilmember Galloway’s term ends January 2026.

In 2023, Councilmember Galloway is Chair of the Climate Action and Natural Resources Committee and a member of the Planning and Development Committee and Public Works and Health Committee. In addition, she represents the County Council on several community boards and committees, including the Climate Impact Advisory Committee, Council of Governments, Marine Resources Committee, Opportunity Council, Racial Equity Commission, Washington State Association of Counties (WSAC) Legislative Steering Committee, and the WSAC Timber Counties Caucus and Coastal Counties Caucus.

Kaylee has spent the last decade serving our community at all levels of government. She has worked for the U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, and Washington State House of Representatives. In addition, she volunteers on the Whatcom County Climate Impact Advisory Committee, where she co-authored the new Whatcom County Climate Action Plan, and the City of Bellingham Community Development Advisory Board, where she has supported the city in funding critical projects and programs for affordable housing and human services. 

Kaylee has extensive outreach experience engaging government officials, stakeholders, and members of the community on a diverse range of topics. Her policy interests include economic and workforce development, climate change, housing, sustainable development, local food systems and agriculture, transportation and infrastructure, public safety, and criminal justice reform. Kaylee is eager to bring her experiences, knowledge, and perspectives to the Whatcom County Council.    

Kaylee graduated from the University of Washington Bothell with her Master of Arts in Policy Studies. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from Western Washington University majoring in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics with minors in Energy Policy and Law, Diversity & Justice.