Flood Control Subzone Advisory Committees


The Flood Control Subzone Advisory Committees review the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan for flood control, discuss and recommend budget appropriation, and gather public input by holding public meetings.

The 4 subzones are:


  • The committees have special meetings throughout the year as needed.
  • Meetings are open to the public. Community members who attend may provide public comment on issues related to flood issues within the subzone district. 


There are 5 members on each subzone advisory committee appointed by the County Council. Whatcom County River and Flood Division staff may assign committee members from the county wide Flood Control Zone District Advisory Committee's alternate list.

Acme / VanZandt

    • Candice Leonard
    • Alexander Harris
    • Valerie Lloyd
    • Vacant
    • Vacant

Lynden / Everson

The Lynden / Everson subzone has 5 members:

    • Sherman Polinder
    • Joel VandeHoef
    • Ladd Shumway
    • Ron Bronsema
    • Shawna DeKriek

Sumas / Everson / Nooksack

The Sumas / Everson / Nooksack subzone has 5 members:

    • Ed Bosscher
    • Elliot Swaney
    • Robert Bromley
    • Joshua Clawson
    • Jerry Juergens


Term Information

    • 4 year terms, 2 full term limit, 1 year separation required after 2 terms before eligible to reapply


Additional Information