Esther (Sandy) Tucker
President, Local 384
She started her labor career as a shop steward in 1989 and was elected local president in 1999. Tucker has also served as chair of the DC 37 PEOPLE Committee, the grassroots political fundraising arm of DC 37’s national union, AFSCME.
Taking full advantage of one of her many union benefits, she has earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education. Tucker began working for the City University of New York in 1968 as a provisional employee at City College. One test later, she began her career as a civil servant.