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Introducing the new PROTEC17 Executive Director

After many months of seeking the right candidate for the job of PROTEC17 Executive Director, we are excited to announce that Karen Estevenin was unanimously confirmed for the role [...]

Introducing the new PROTEC17 Executive Director2019-04-29T15:39:25-08:00

PROTEC17 scholarship application now available!

PROTEC17 is again offering two $3,000 scholarships this year to dependents of members. One scholarship is geared towards students who will be incoming college freshmen in the fall, and [...]

PROTEC17 scholarship application now available!2019-04-16T10:02:12-08:00

WSDOT members celebrate opening of SR-99 tunnel

Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Chief Inspector Amjad Omar is one of the few State employees who had the privilege of seeing the State Route 99 (SR-99) tunnel [...]

WSDOT members celebrate opening of SR-99 tunnel2019-04-16T10:03:12-08:00

Life After Work: Engineering by day, roller derby by night

Kaitlynn Pecha, PROTEC17 member, WSDOT Transportation Engineer, and skater for Rat City Roller Derby. Photo by Mike Wilson Photography. Transportation Engineer Kaitlynn Pecha spends her days making [...]

Life After Work: Engineering by day, roller derby by night2019-02-20T15:11:28-08:00

PROTEC17 introduces new Professional Development Fund!

In addition to the everyday benefits of union membership (a strong contract, for instance!), PROTEC17 is working on expanding our member benefits program this year, including adding a new [...]

PROTEC17 introduces new Professional Development Fund!2019-02-20T14:41:15-08:00