Welcome to the Portland Metropolitan Payroll Association!  

Portland, Oregon


Welcome to our Local Chapter of the American Payroll Association. We strive to provide the most current information possible to make your payroll efforts more efficient and precise. Please enjoy your visit and come back often, as information is always being added and updated.

Membership Applications are now available on-line! 

The annual membership dues are $60.00.  The membership covers July through June. Complete the Membership form on our website by going to the Member Area and selecting on Member Dues.  Membership checks should be made out to Portland Metropolitan Payroll Association and mailed to PMB 097, 950 Lloyd Center, Portland, OR 97232.

NEW! Job Postings are updated often. Contact Jessica Havens to add/remove job postings at jhavens@columbia.com


Study Group Information

Our Chapter has Fall and Spring Study Groups in preparation for the CPP/FPC exams. The study groups are also good as a refresher or for recertification hours as well as a great networking environment.  

Fall Study Group will commence July 18, 2015 and will continue to meet through September 12th.  Exam dates are September 19th through October 17th. 

Contact: Jessica Havens at jhavens@columbia.com to register.  

Want more avenues to help you study for the CPP/FPC??? 

For over 20 years, PayTrain College & University  has helped thousands of exceptional payroll professionals prepare to pass the CPP and FPC exams, stay up-to-date on the most recent developments in payroll legislation, and elevate their job performance.  PayTrain Fundamentals and Mastery courses are proven payroll certification preparation and training programs that combine classroom instruction, reading modules and web-based exercises and quizzes.

Live or Online Instructor-led Courses Near You! The following live and online instructor-led courses are now available. Please contact the institution directly for more information

Excelsior College - On Demand Fundamentals/Mastery - Jennifer Hummer 518-464-8750

DePaul University - Oct 7 online meeting - Janie Rollinson 312-362-5792

Continuing Education

Want to learn more about payroll to further your payroll career?  Do you know someone looking for a new career?  Come join the class at Clark College this fall and learn more.  This is also a good source for recertification hours.   Please contact the college at: 

Clark College APA PayTrain Fundamentals

Monthly Meeting Topics are in demand!  If you know of guest speakers that will volunteer their time to come speak to us please e-mail any one of our board members found by click on Contact Us and the Board of Directors link. 

Our PO Box

Please address checks to:  Portland Metropolitan Payroll Association, 950 Lloyd Center, PMB 097, Portland, OR 97232