New Port commissioners sworn in Jan. 2

Michael Shepard and Ken Bell were sworn into office as the Port of Bellingham’s new commissioners on Jan. 2.

Shepard and Bell join Bobby Briscoe to complete the three-person elected body that oversees all port operations.

Shepard teaches graduate and undergraduate virtual classes at Goucher College, and is a research associate at Western Washington University’s Center for Pacific Northwest Studies.

Bell is the president/CEO of Best Recycling, a waste management company.

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