Interim Fire Commissioner Opportunity


Whatcom County Fire Protection District #4 has a vacancy for Commissioner Position #3.

The vacancy will be filled by appointment with the term lasting through December 31, 2022. The position is scheduled for election in the November 2022 General Election. Once elected, this commissioner will serve a six-year term.

Commissioners function as the board of directors for the fire district. If you are interested in serving your community as fire commissioner, please submit a letter of interest and statement of qualifications to the district’s Board Secretary no later than 4:00 p.m. on Monday, February 21, 2022.

District 4 Board of Commissioners

PO Box 286

Lynden, WA 98264

Phone: 360-318-9933

All qualified candidates will be interviewed in a special board meeting (mutually agreed upon by Board and candidates) via Zoom Meeting.

Requirements: Applicants must be a registered voter residing within the fire district.

Additional information regarding the role of a fire commissioner can be found in the Washington State Fire Commissioners Handbook, Chapter 52.14 RCW or by contacting one of the current District #4 Fire Commissioners.



What District are you in?

Not sure if you live in Fire District 4?

CLICK under “search type” choose property address and enter your address.  Check the Taxing Jurisdictions listed for your property.  If the list includes Fire District 4, then you live in FD4’s area. D4 Map

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