Vivian William McPeak was born in Los Angeles, California in 1958, and is a Seattle peace and social justice activist. He founded the Seattle Peace Heathens Community Action Group in 1988. The group produced many rallies, community feeds and still produces a website and resource booklet. The majority of members of the Peace Heathens who remain today work on the Seattle Hempfest. Vivian McPeak is the executive director.