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Welcome to The Associates

Northwest Federal Employees Association

On Monday, July 16th, The Associates will have a NEW website.  We have been working to update the site design and add new features, the biggest addition is e-commerce.  You will be able to purchase your membership, logo items, and Simple Safety kits on-line.  Yes, we finally are entering the 21st century!  Some pages are still under construction and we hope to have those pages completed soon.  We are very excited about these changes and hope you are, too!

The Northwest Federal Employees Association (NFEA or “Associates”) is a nonprofit organization established under IRS paragraph 501(c)(4) to maintain the general welfare and provide specified benefits to Federal employees whose Agency is headquartered in the Lloyd Center area of Portland, Oregon.

The Associates Foundation

The Associates Foundation is a charitable organization that was created as a vehicle to provide for tax deductible donations of cash, medical equipment, etc. The Associates work closely with the Associates Foundation to provide support for the College Scholarships, Food Drive, Medical Equipment Loan Program, and Holiday Gifts for Foster Children as most of those who support the Associates Foundation are the members of the Associates. The following are some of the benefits that the Associates Foundation provides to employees, contractors, retirees, the community and/or the Associates members:

  • Collects thousands of pounds of food for those in need
  • Awards $5,000 of college scholarships annually
  • Medical Equipment Loan program
  • Many holiday gifts for foster children


Check on the latest WATTS News


See Minutes from Monthly Meetings

Employees are welcome to become a Governor and/or attend the monthly meetings, which are held the 3rd Wednesday of each month. 


The Associates is now on Facebook

Facebook logoFind us on Facebook!  Like and follow our page NWFEAssociates to be updated on Associates events including the Craft Fair, Annual Picnic, the Holiday Party and more!  Click here for the link.


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