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Advisory Commission
Official Name of Board: Seattle Center Advisory Commission

Established Date:

Established Authority:
Ordinance 91885 (also see 108936)

Brief History:

The Seattle Center Advisory Commission is hereby constituted to serve as a citizen's Oversight Committee for the Seattle Center project provided that the Commission's oversight responsibilities shall not derogate from the responsibilities of Seattle Center or the legislative Authority of the City. The Oversight Committee shall report to the Department, the Mayor and the City Council on request from time-to-time regarding progress in accomplishing the authorization contained herein and in Ordinance 115593.

Number of Members:
15 + 1 Get Engaged Member

Appointed by:
The Mayor & City Council

Length of Term:
3 Years


Advise Center staff, Mayor and the City Council on policy matters that affect Seattle Center. Also provide the staff, Mayor and City Council with assessment of operations, performances, plans and policies.


The Seattle Center Advisory Commission shall represent the interests of the people of Seattle by advising the Seattle Center staff, the Mayor and the City Council on policy matters that may affect Seattle Center. The Seattle Center Advisory Commission shall also provide the Seattle Center staff, the Mayor and the City Council with an ongoing assessment of the operations, performances, plans and policies of the Seattle Center Department.

Meeting Information: 
Regular Meeting Time:  
Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Regular Meeting Day: 1st Thursday of each Month (NOTE: September 2014 meeting will be held on Thursday, September 18, 2014)
Place: Seattle Center - Please call 684-7330 for Mtg. Location
Current Members
Maria Barrientos
Managing Partner
Gloria Connors
Connors & Co
Brian Curry
Partner/General Manager
Ten Mercer Restaurant
Mark Dederer
Senior Vice President &
Community Affairs Manager
Wells Fargo Bank N.A.
Grace Dwomoh
(Get Engaged Member)
Community Relations Coordinator
Zulily, Inc
Regina Hall, Vice Chair
Former President & CEO
Willis of Seattle, Inc.
Todd Leber
Development Manager
Seneca Group
Jan Levy, Chair
Executive Director
Leadership Tomorrow
Andrew Lofton
Executive Director
Seattle Housing Authority
Will Ludlam
Executive Vice President &
General Manager
Donna Moodie
Owner and Operator
Marjorie Restaurant-Mint Holdings, LLC
Sarah Rich
Marketing Operations Specialist
Erik Van Rossum
UNITEHERE Local 8. Oregon & WA
Hollis Wong-Wear
Performer, Writer, Creative Producer


The Commission is comprised of a diverse group of people representing the public and constituents. Their counsel and work help to ensure the success of Seattle Center. They are a resource that is capable of and ready to contribute more to the work of elected officials, when needed. Please contact the Seattle Center Advisory Commission via email and centercommission@seattle.gov.
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