Kim Gates

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Vice President
(503) 793-2815

Kim has worked for the Portland Police Bureau since July 1995. She became active in 2008 and was elected to be a Chapter Chair for Police in 2009. In May 2012, Kim moved on to the Secretary-Treasurer position. In 2019 she became the Vice President of AFSCME Local 189. Kim passionately works toward gender equity in the workplace and has served on several successor bargaining teams as well as a number of interim bargaining sessions. She is currently enrolled in the AFSCME-paid schooling at Eastern Gateway Community College and is working toward achieving an Associates in Paralegal Studies. Kim is a single parent of a teenage son and has several four-legged family members. During her free time, Kim enjoys playing trivia and singing karaoke.