Barry Buchanan is currently serving his second term on the Whatcom County Council, where he is the County Council Chair and Chair of the Criminal Justice and Safety Committee.
Barry is a 4th generation Whatcom resident, US Navy veteran, and was a small business owner. Before his time on the County Council was an employee at Lockheed and worked on some of our country’s biggest projects like the Space Shuttle, the Trident Submarine, and the Hubble Space Telescope.
Music plays a big part of Barry’s life and when he is not working on the County Council he directs the church choir at Trinity Lutheran. He also co-founded the Bellingham High School alumni band.