Parks & Recreation Commission

Jensen Family Forest Trail

The purpose of the Whatcom County Parks & Recreation Commission is to advise the Parks & Recreation Director on parks, recreation, and senior services issues. The commission provides recommendations in the development and review of acquisitions, plans, programs, policies and funding for parks and open space.  The Commission serves as a liaison between the County and citizens and works to promote parks, recreation and senior services programs. 

Current Commission Members

  • Peter Coy
  • Brian Estes
  • Kristen Fagan
  • Joseph Hashmall
  • Sonja Max
  • Terry (Wanda) Terry
  • Franklin Boteler

Application Instructions

Agendas & Minutes

How to Participate

Meeting schedules, agendas, meeting materials, and minutes can be viewed here. To join a meeting, follow the GoToMeeting link for the particular meeting.

Commission Details

Term Limit: Two consecutive full terms

Term Length: Four years

Meeting Schedule: 3rd Thursday of the month

Date of Formation: January 1, 1993

Authority: RCW 36.68.030, WCC 2.29.050