Community Feedback

Community input makes good development great.

In reimagining our 13-acre property, we want to hear directly from our neighbors and city residents to identify placemaking and programming priorities. We thank you for your time and feedback!

Outdoor Public Amenities:
Please select the top three to five elements that you would like to see as part of the redevelopment. If you have other suggestions that you would like us to consider, please type it in the “other” space.
The District plans to design commercial spaces to attract local, small businesses with goods that are unique to the Pacific Northwest. What might be an experience or product that is currently missing in our community?
Types of Events:
The expanded Event Center will include flexible outdoor and indoor spaces creating the ability to host a variety of public events. In addition to current programs such as the Interlaced Festival, Lynnwood Luau, Heros Among Us, Art Shows, and Jingle Bell Breakfast and Craft Fair, what other types of programming would interest you?
General Questions
On a scale of one to five, how would you rank your familiarity with the Lynnwood Event Center (formally the Lynnwood Convention Center)

Chris Collier

Position #3

Chris Collier is a Washington State native. He received his BS in Information Technology from Central Washington University and a Master of Public Administration from The Evergreen State College. In large part thanks to his work at NASA with the Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs, and later working for Governor Inslee in constituent services, he has lived far and wide from Washington DC to Texas, Arizona to Olympia, and all points in between, including time overseas. At the Alliance for Housing Affordability, Chris supports the member cities in understanding and responding to housing affordability. This includes data gathering and analytics, technical expertise, state and local policy, housing vouchers, presentations to councils, planning commissions and community, and more. He has worked as the AHA Program Manager since 2016.

Frank Percival

Position #2

Frank E Percival became the President / CEO of the Lynnwood Chamber of Commerce in January of 2024.

He previously served as the Executive Director of the Washington Association of Mortgage Professionals, a statewide trade organization representing thousands of licensed Washington State mortgage loan originators.

A Seattle native with over 30 years of experience as a leader in the mortgage industry, and decades of serving leadership & fundraising positions with organizations like the Greater Seattle Business Association, Lifelong (a Health Services Organization), WAMP, Pride Foundation, Habitat for Humanity – Snohomish, Compass House, and Leadership Tomorrow – Seattle.

Frank has been a resident of Lynnwood for the past 14 years, where he and his husband were fortunate to have found their “forever home” (in which they love to gather their 3 grown sons & their families – Washington State residents, all – as often as possible).

Frank is honored to represent businesses & professionals in his new role with the Lynnwood Chamber, and is dedicated to help foster a thriving community that exemplifies equality, equity, access & representation for all of our neighbors.

Vivian Dong

Position #2

Vivian Dong is a senior engineer with extensive expertise in technology, advertising, and finance. She is also the founder of Safe Lynnwood, a grassroots community organization composed of ordinary parents and residents deeply committed to enhancing the safety and well-being of Lynnwood city. Moreover, she serves as the Community Director for Asian Parents for Educational Excellence, an organization dedicated to bridging the gap between the Asian immigrant community and the public education system. Having confronted the challenges of being an Asian immigrant herself, her primary motivation is to assist those facing similar circumstances, helping them overcome unique obstacles, fulfill their dreams, and find a comfortable place to call home in this community.

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