BECOME An educational, workforce or organizational MEMBER

PNDC Educational, Workforce, or Organizational Members are non-profits, public organizations, and/or educational institutions that aren’t typically in the government supply chain, but provide resources to PNDC member companies in the areas of workforce training, education, skills development, internships, apprenticeships and job placement.  All applications are subject to approval by the PNDC Board.

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In order to improve our service in the region and create valuable new partnerships with
community stakeholders who actively support the Pacific Northwest defense & security
industry and PNDC's mission, we offer a unique opportunity for non-profits, public
organizations, and educational institutions to partner with us.

Education, Skills Development, Customized Training, Apprenticeships and Job
Placement are Important to our member companies!

A strong workforce is perhaps the most important asset for any company. We have
found the best workforce-development solutions happen when leading employers come
together to address the talent problem for an entire sector. Such industry collaborations
can be attractive because the training costs are shared and the risk of poaching is
limited. Connecting businesses to a coordinated system of organizations and activities
that provide the services and information they need is vital to addressing both current
and future workforce needs. Industry leaders, education providers, government
agencies, and trade associations can work together to identify the highest priorities on
which to focus.

We can work together to:

  • Engage Industry with Workforce Training and Apprenticeship Programs

  • Increase the Talent Pipeline

  • Communicate Innovations in Aerospace, Defense, Security

  • Strengthen Relationships Between Industry and Educational Providers

  • Support Business Retention, Growth and Attraction

  • Help Create Pathways for our Highly Skilled Veterans, National Guard and

  • Reserve Members

PNDC Annual Dues:

4-Year Colleges & Universities: $ 1,480
2-Year Colleges; Technical Institutes; Workforce Providers: $ 730



  • Access to a community of over 300 Northwest Member Businesses

  • Subscription to the PNDC e-Newsletter

  • Description in PNDC’s Online and Print Member Directories

  • Member to Member Discounts

  • Online Job Postings

  • Opportunity to Participate on PNDC Committees in selected areas

Becoming an Educational, Workforce or Organizational Member

All Educational, Workforce or Organizational Members must submit an application to the PNDC staff for consideration by the PNDC Board of Directors. Approval must be decided by a simple majority of the Board. The Board may consider and reject an application for any reason.

For more information on Educational, Workforce or Organizational Memberships, please contact Sarah Garrison at 503-344-6618/ [email protected]

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