Lynnwood PFD

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 1st Tuesday of each month at 6pm at the Lynnwood Convention Center. If a meeting is to be cancelled, a cancellation notice will be posted at the District offices 24 hours in advance.


Contact Info:

Lynnwood Public Facilities District
3815 196th St. SW, Ste. 136

Lynnwood, WA 98036

P: (425) 778-7155


Lynnwood PFD Staff:

Grant Dull

Executive Director





Judy Powell

Finance Analyst






Lynnwood PFD Board of Directors

George Sherwin


Mr. Sherwin is a former Senior Vice President of Land Development for Quadrant Homes. He is past president of the Washington state Chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties and has been actively involved in local, regional and state planning and development issues. Mr. Sherwin's term expires in 2019.


Robert Fuller

Vice Chair

Robert Fuller provides financial advice and planning to individuals and corporations. He has served on local boards including President of Lynnwood Rotary, President of Lynnwood Rotary Foundation, Chairman of the South Snohomish County Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Evergreen School, Steven's Hospital Foundation and the University of Washington's Apogee Institution. Mr. Fuller's term expires in 2017.


Andy Olsen


Andy Olsen is Vice President of Columbia Hospitality, a hospitality and management consulting firm headquartered in Seattle, Washington. Mr. Olsen has been involved in the hospitality industry throughout North America for over 30 years. He serves on the Advisory Board for Washington State University's SHBM program. In addition, he is also a member of the International Society of Hospitality Consultants, the Washington Lodging Association and the Cornell Hotel Society. Mr. Olsen's term expires in 2018.


Lynn Melby

Board Member

With over 40 years of association management experience, Melby currently spends his time speaking, teaching and consulting to various non-profit organizations, corporations and government entities. Mr. Melby attended University of North Dakota, earning a degree in Journalism. He added a master's degree from the School of Theology and Ministry at Seattle University. Mr. Melby's term expires in October 2019.


 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. 

Did you know there are three other Public Facilities District organiztions in Snohomish County? Click the links below to learn more about them.