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The City of Portland, Oregon

Office of Management & Finance

Bureau of Human Resources

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Phone: 503-823-3572

Benefits Line: 503-823-6031

1120 SW 5th Ave, Room 987, Portland, OR 97204

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City of Portland PROTEC17 Professional Development Fund

**Eligible employees may submit request to via email.
Electronic Signatures are accepted and be sure to send documentation (details with costs) from the organization's webpage with your request. 

(Note: select Request a Delivery Receipt from the Options Tab in Outlook to confirm that your email request was received)

The PROTEC17 (formerly known as PTE-17) Professional Development Fund (PDF) is established by Article 23 of the PROTEC17 collective bargaining agreement (PROTEC17 Labor Agreement) between PROTEC17 and the City of Portland to promote professional development for PROTEC17 represented employees. The PROTEC17 Professional Development Committee is established in accordance with Article 23 of the PROTEC17 CBA to review, approve and communicate funding requests for professional development as it pertains to an employee’s current position, for another City position in their classification series, or in reasonably related work. For details, please refer to the PROTEC17 Professional Development Plan Document.

Only the current form for 2022-2023 will be accepted. The CAP amount is $2000.00 

***To keep the fund in compliance with Accounting Rules, employees must pay for the request.
If your request will be paid for by your bureau, please do not submit a request for funding. This keeps the fund in compliance with Accounting Rules per the City Comptroller.***

If you have questions regarding a request that you have already submitted, please email (Be sure to reference your original request number in the email subject line)

For questions, please contact a PROTEC17 PDF Committee member:

     AnnMarie Kevorkian-Mattie –

     Nicole Hittle –

     Andrew Neuman –

     Or, you may contact PROTEC17 President 

     Paul Cone – (503) 823-4071