Public Benefits

Serving the Lynnwood Community

A Special Place for Residents

The District is aspiring to serve not only as the tourism and cultural heart of Lynnwood, but equally serve a distinctive and special community gathering space for residents. 

 “Financial success is critical to fulfilling our purpose as an entertainment and tourism district and ultimately how we can better serve Lynnwood residents as a whole.”

-Janet Pope, Executive Director of The District

New, Permanent Jobs
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in Business Activity
$ 0 M
in Tax Revenue
$ 0 M

“New money and jobs” economic impacts are related to sales or income that would not occur if the proposed, new activities at The District were not present. Working alongside our development consultants, Jones Lang LaSalle, we have performed an extensive analysis of associated benefits from all the uses.  

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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