About Us

We are the Downtown Everett Association (DEA), a 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization. We champion our downtown community by supporting economic vitality, stewarding public spaces and historic places, promoting local experiences, and cultivating a strong organizational network. For 25 years, we have collaborated with businesses, residents, governments, community organizations, investors, and developers to create a healthy, vibrant urban core.

Our Vision

Everett’s downtown core is the hub of public life in Snohomish County. Its energetic streets are home to an innovative business community, engaged residents, and delighted visitors who experience economic opportunity; a unique historic context; and a vibrant dining, arts, and entertainment culture.

Mission

We champion Downtown Everett’s community of businesses, residents, workers, and visitors by supporting economic vitality, promoting local experiences, cultivating a strong organizational network, and stewarding public spaces and historic places.

Transformation Strategy

A transformation strategy is a fundamental element of the Main Street Approach™ and articulates a focused, deliberate path to revitalizing a downtown economy. We cultivate and grow experiences in dining, entertainment, and the arts in Downtown Everett.

Board of Directors

President

Patrick Hall

Everett Historical Commission

Vice President

Dan Eernissee

City of Everett

Secretary

Jordan Stephens

Anderson Hunter Law

Treasurer

Craig Skotdal

Skotdal Real Estate

Director

Bereket Abraha

Peoples Bank

Director

Holly Burkett-Pohland

Burkett’s

Director

Dan Gaffney

Moss Adams

Director

Lacey Harper

Snohomish County

Director

Danielle Lothrop

Toggle’s Bottle Shop

Director

Corey Margolis

Angel of the Winds Arena

Director

Kern McGee

Perteet

Director

Paul Popelka

Historic Everett

Director

Erica Weir

Village Theatre

Director

To Be Announced