Justice Project Finance Advisory Board

Purpose 

The Justice Project Finance Advisory Board oversees and reports annually to the Incarceration Prevention and Reduction Task Force (IPRTF) and County Council on the financial performance of the Public Health, Safety, and Justice Tax Fund and associated programs. 

Meetings 

Meeting schedule to be determined. 

Members

The Finance Advisory Board will include the following community member positions to be appointed by the County Council: 

  • One representative of the behavioral health system 
  • One individual with lived experience in the criminal justice system 

The Finance Advisory Board will also include the following permanent positions assigned by and representing their agency:

  • Two elected representatives from federally recognized tribes within Whatcom County
  • Whatcom County Councilmember
  • Whatcom County Executive
  • Whatcom County Sheriff
  • Mayor of Bellingham 
  • Bellingham City Councilmember
  • One elected representative from the remaining cities within Whatcom County 
  • One municipal law enforcement representative 
  • IPRTF Chair(s) 

Vacancies 

See the list of current vacancies

Term Information 

2-year and 3-year terms 

Additional Information 

Justice Project Implementation Plan