Board of Commissioners Vacancy – Position No. 1: Sudden Valley Area

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Lake Whatcom Water and Sewer District is seeking candidates to fill a position on the Board of Commissioners. Applicants must live within the boundary that comprises Commissioner District #1 which includes Sudden Valley Divisions 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 10, 11, 15 and 19, and portions of Divisions 4, 13, 16 and 22 (contact the District to verify eligibility).

Click here for a map showing the included areas: District 1 Boundary Map with Divisions.

For more information about commissioner duties and responsibilities, please see our Commissioner Position Profile.

The appointed person will serve from their appointment date until a candidate is elected in the November 2023 election.  If the appointed person wishes to continue to serve on the Board, they must run for election in the Fall of 2023.  The person elected at that time will serve the remainder of the unexpired term which ends in 2027.  Minimum qualifications for the position are:

  1. Must reside within the boundaries of Commissioner District Position #1 as described above and shown on the District’s web site at
  2. Must be a citizen of the United States.
  3. Must be a registered voter within Commissioner District #1.

To apply, please submit letter and resume to the District’s office, 1220 Lakeway Drive Bellingham, Washington 98229, or by email at  The deadline for submission is March 3, 2023.  If you have any questions contact General Manager Justin Clary at (360)734-9224.

Announcement Date: February 3, 2023