The Veterans Advisory Board currently has 9 members:
Members of the Veterans Advisory Board must be veterans who are residents of Whatcom County. No fewer than a number constituting a majority of the board members shall be members from nationally recognized veterans' service organizations.
The Veterans Advisory Board was created pursuant to Revised Code of Washington 73.08.035 to advise the County Council on the needs of local indigent veterans, the resources available to local indigent veterans, and programs that could benefit the needs of local indigent veterans and their families. The County Council and County Executive shall consult with and solicit recommendations from the advisory board to determine the appropriate services needed for local indigent veterans.