Risk General Information

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Risk Management services and schedules

Risk Management provides risk management services and professional advice to bureaus, in alignment with City of Portland goals and values.

Risk's mission is to efficiently and properly identify, manage, mitigate and finance risks; seeking to reduce the frequency and severity of claims and their associated costs. We also serve as a resource for the health, safety and well-being of city employees by offering continuing education opportunities, expert advice and communications on safety and loss prevention.


Risk Management Division Manager

Patrick Hughes

General Liability Manager

Jessica Bird, Liability Claims Manager

Workers' Compensation Manager

Sue Quinones, Workers' Compensation Claims Manager

Insurance and Loss Prevention Manager

Jennifer Thomason, ARM, AINS, CHMM