Communitywise Bellingham advocates for our community’s economy, health and livability in relation to the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal coal project.
We Believe in a grassroots approach to disseminate factual information, identify potential impacts, and articulate actions to address them.
Focus We are intent on forming a broad-based coalition of concerned citizens by focusing attention on local community impacts and by leaving the broader, more global issues and more heated debates to others already dedicated to that task.
Aim To research and disseminate factual information, identify potential impacts on the community and articulate actions the community can take. To keep careful watch over the public process advocating for clear information and fullest possible citizen participation. When appropriate, we will recommend steps for citizen involvement and provide tools to that end.
Goal To improve mitigating or eliminating negative impacts of the proposed terminal on our quality of life, local economy, environmental health, and waterfront access.
CWB incorporated on March 8th, 2011 as a Washington state Non-Profit ,and we are a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. We have a strong community focus supported by many volunteers. Our broad based Advisory Board provides review and guidance for the organization’s activities.
- Jay Bornstein
- Jack Delay President, Director
- Patricia Decker Vice President, Director
- Bill Freudenberger Treasurer, Director
- Brian Griffin
- Bob Hall
- Elizabeth Jennings
- Sati Mookherjee Secretary, Director
- Chuck Robinson
- Phyllis Self
- Hannah E. Stone
- George E. Thomas
- Jeff Young