About Mayor Christine Frizzell

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Mayor Christine Frizzell took office as the Mayor of the City of Lynnwood in January of 2022. Mayor Frizzell coordinates and directs the overall management and administration of all city departments, implements council policies and directives and provides intergovernmental coordination between the City Council, city staff and other governmental entities.

Mayor Christine Frizzell is also representing the City of Lynnwood in the following roles:

Mayor Christine Frizzell has served as a Lynnwood City Council Member for four years prior to being elected as Mayor in November of 2021.

As a Council Member, Christine was the liaison to a variety of Boards and Commission, including serving as an interim Commissioner of South County Fire after the consolidation of the Lynnwood Fire Department and Fire District 1. 

Mayor Frizzell has deep Lynnwood roots, having graduated from Meadowdale High School as did both of her daughters. Her first job was at the Lynnwood Library. Prior to taking office as the Mayor, Christine has worked as an accountant for a variety of large businesses and went on to be self-employed for more than 30 years serving accounting and tax needs of medium and small businesses and individuals while raising two amazing daughters, primarily as a single mom.

Volunteerism is at the core of Mayor Frizzell's life. She has spent decades volunteering and working with people experiencing homelessness, mentoring single moms, visiting with women in and out of jail, taking blood pressure checks at the Lynnwood Fire Department, cooking for the Kids Fire Camp, serving on the boards of a number of non-profit organizations, volunteering with Lynnwood Rotary and more. These volunteer opportunities continue to provide her with a unique view and understanding of our community.