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Lynnwood Public Facilities District

The Lynnwood PFD was established under the authority of the Laws of the State of Washington, Chapter 165, Laws of 1999, pursuant to Ordinance 2266 of the City Council of the City of Lynnwood, passed August 24, 1999. Under RCW 35.57, the City has authority to form a public facilities district for the purpose of acquiring, constructing, maintaining and financing a regional center, which may be a convention center.

Mission Statement

The Lynnwood Public Facilities District shall serve as an economic catalyst for the community through the development of public facilities. The Public Facilities District shall be a cornerstone for the City of Lynnwood's revitalization through its development efforts and the professional operation of its facilities. The Public Facilities District shall provide leadership and vision in all of its activities for the citizens of Lynnwood and South Snohomish County, so as to provide a valuable addition to the economic vitality of the region and a sense of pride for the community.

PFD Meetings

Meetings of the Lynnwood PFD are held the first Tuesday of every month at 6:00 pm and the third Tuesday of every month at 5:00 pm. If the scheduled meeting falls on a holiday week, it may be rescheduled. Please check the below meeting calendar for details. If a meeting is cancelled, a cancellation notice will be posted at the District office 24 hours in advance.

Task Force Report & Feasibility Study

The City of Lynnwood and the Lynnwood Public Facilities District (PFD) jointly selected a Task Force to explore development ideas for the property owned by the PFD. The Task Force was comprised of local community members with knowledge and interest in the future growth and development of the PFD and Lynnwood City Center. View the full report here.

Following the completion of the Task Force's proposal, Hunden Strategy Partners was hired to conduct a feasibility study. View this report here.

Meeting Calendar & Agendas

Click Here for the meeting calendar and agendas.

Meeting Minutes

Click Here for meeting minutes.

Contact Information

For General Inquiries and Public Information Requests contact:
Janet Pope, Executive Director
Lynnwood Public Facilities District
3815 - 196th St SW, Suite 136
Lynnwood, WA 98036

Lynnwood PFD Staff

Janet Pope, Executive Director of Lynnwood PFD Staff

Janet Pope

Executive Director
Judy Powell Finance Analyst Lynnwood PFD Staff

Judy Powell

Finance Analyst

Lynnwood PFD Board of Directors

Wally Webster II Board Chair Lynnwood PFD Board of Directors.

Wally Webster II, Board Chair

Wally Webster II is a retired Senior Vice President of Bank of America, where he worked for over 30 years. During his tenure at Bank of America he Led enterprise-wide project teams of Six Sigma practitioners to improve customer satisfaction and the quality of the Bank’s sales, service, and fulfillment functions. Mr. Webster was a licensed member of the National Association of Securities Dealers and is a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington.

Mr. Webster’s term expires in October 2021.
Taylor Nordby, Vice-Chair Lynnwood PFD Board of Directors.

Taylor Nordby, Vice-Chair

Taylor Nordby is Vice President of MII Properties, a firm managing holdings in Washington, California and Nevada. She previously worked in Project Management for Nordstrom. Ms. Nordby has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington. She grew up in North Seattle and has a long history and passion for the area.

Ms. Nordby’s term expires in October 2022.
Shawn Walker, SecretaryLynnwood PFD Board of Directors.

Shawn Walker, Secretary

Shawn Walker has worked in the hotel industry for the past 29 years, and in Lynnwood since 2006. Shawn currently sits as the Tourism Promotion Area Board Chair and a member of the County LTAC. In the past he has served on the Lynnwood LTAC/TAC and has most recently participated in the 6-week Lynnwood PFD visioning joint task force project. It was during those task force meetings that his passion grew to see the potential in the next phase of the Lynnwood PFD and he wanted to be a part of it.

Mr. Walker’s term expires in October 2023.
Rosario Reyes Board Member Lynnwood PFD Board of Directors.

Rosario Reyes, Board Member

Rosario Reyes is the Founder and Executive Director of the Latino Educational Training Institute that develops programs to facilitate the success of Spanish-speaking and bilingual persons in the US.  She has been a Lynnwood resident for 32 years and has dedicated her energy to successfully establishing and expanding her business in the Lynnwood area while focusing on community development. 

Mrs. Reyes’ term expires in October 2020. 
Loren Simmonds Board Member, Lynnwood PFD Board of Directors

Loren Simmonds, Board Member

Loren Simmonds has served the community over the last several years in various boards and community positions. He is currently serving on the Parks and Recreation Foundation Board, Civil Service Commission, the Snohomish County Planning Commission as well as serving as an Advisory Board Member to an additional non-profit organization in Lynnwood. Loren served as Lynnwood City Council President back in 2005 when the Lynnwood Convention Center opened its doors.

Mr. Simmonds term expires in October 2023.
Sonja Springer City of Lynnwood Finance Director

Sonja Springer, Ex-officio Board Member/Treasurer

Ms. Springer is the City of Lynnwood's Finance Director.
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