Joe Gump is an at-large member of the Executive Board of AFSCME Local 3315 representing Cook County Public Defenders. During his 17+ years in the office he has been assigned to the Appeals Division, 26th & California and, currently, Rolling Meadows. He has been active in the union his entire career. He has been president, vice-president (chief steward), an at-large member of the executive board for 14 years, and steward. He is currently the PEOPLE chair (AFSCME’s pac), has been Local 3315’s delegate to 5 international conventions, and has been a member of the bargaining committee which negotiated the last 6 union contracts.