David Gilbert-Pederson (he/they)

Full-time Organizer for AFSCME 3800
312 Central Ave SE, Suite 356
Minneapolis, MN 55414

David Gilbert-Pederson or dgp (he/they), organizer for AFSCME 3800, has been a labor, movement and community leader for the last 15 years. David first worked with Local 3800 as a 17 year old volunteer strike helper. He comes to 3800 with a wealth of experience as a union organizer, political consultant and strike specialist. He has worked with groups like the Saint Paul Federation of Educators, the AFL-CIO, the Chicago Teachers Union, Teamsters 120 and many others. He currently also serves on the national board of the National Alliance Against Racist and Political repression and has been Campaign Chair of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar's campaign since her state house race in 2016. "I am so excited to build hand in hand with rank-and-file clerical workers to make this Union standard setting local for higher education unions in the country." says David.