EMS Oversight Board (EOB)


The EMS Oversight Board makes recommendations to Whatcom County and the cities and fire districts of Whatcom County regarding administration, operations, levels of service and EMS budgets.   


Date of Formation

  • December 10, 2013


The EOB meetings are on a quarterly basis. Meetings at this time are conducted in a virtual format online. The current schedule is listed below:

December 14, 2022          2:00 - 3:00

March  8, 2023                 2:30 - 3:00 



Passcode: 306435

June 14, 2023                   2:00 - 3:00  

September 13, 2023         2:00 - 3:00 

December 13, 2023          2:00 - 3:00 

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


The majority of appointments are designated, however there are a few citizen representatives appointed jointly by the County Executive and the Bellingham City Mayor.  These joint appointments represent:

    1 Citizen at Large

    1 Financial/Budget Citizen Representative

    1 Medical Community Citizen Representative

Member Association Email Phone
Michael Lilliquist, Councilmember
Bellingham City Council
Email 360-778-8200
Carol Frazey, Councilmember
Whatcom County Council
Email 360-778-5024
Hall Walker Finance / Budget Citizen Representative
Email 360-961-1002
RobRoy Graham, Fire Commissioner
County Fire Commission Association
Email 360-592-2416
Scott Korthuis, Lynden Mayor
Small Cities Mayor Association
Email 360-354-1170
Rick Kowsky, Cascade Ambulance
Citizen at Large
Email 360-380-3144
Seth Fleetwood, Mayor
City of Bellingham

Satpal Sidhu, County Executive
Whatcom County
Email 360-778-5200
Robert Rush, Jr., MD, FACS Medical Community Citizen Representative