About Rep. Vincent Buys
Vincent is serving his fourth term representing the 42nd District, which includes most of Whatcom County. Vincent grew up on a dairy farm outside of Lynden and graduated from Bellingham Technical College. He has studied abroad in Europe and participated in missions to Africa, Mexico and Haiti. He currently owns and operates Dutchman Construction in Lynden. He previously worked for Intel and Horizon Air.
In addition to his House committees, Vincent also serves on the Washington State Building Code Council and the Capital Projects Advisory Review Board.
He is dedicated to community service, having participated in Whatcom Young Professionals, Northwest Business Club and the Lynden Chamber of Commerce. Vincent is also involved with Starfish Ministries, an organization that provides assistance to people in Haiti through schools, feeding programs, and by drilling wells in impoverished communities to bring them clean water.