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Office of Equity and Human Rights

Realizing Equity. Enhancing the City of Portland.

Phone: 503-823-4433

Fax: 503-823-4420

421 SW 6th Avenue, Suite 500, Portland, OR 97204

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Tonya R. Stephens

Executive Assistant to the Director

(503) 823-5142


Tonya photoTonya began her career with the City of Portland in 1998 as a Pension Benefits Coordinator with the Bureau of Fire & Police Disability & Retirement Fund. Her next move was to the Portland Bureau of Transportation – Maintenance Operations in the role of Management Assistant.   Tonya is currently performing as the Executive Assistant for the Office of Equity and Human Rights providing executive level assistance to the Director, policy team members and program area staff.  

Tonya served on the Citywide Equity Committee, Portland Bureau of Transportation’s Diversity Committee and Maintenance Operation’s Culture Shaper’s Committee. Tonya also served as an Equal Employment Opportunity representative for PBOT.  

Tonya’s son Jonathan earned his Bachelor’s of Arts degree from Texas Southern University and is currently employed as a Customer Service Manager.