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Political Coordinator

Joe Sherlock


Joe joined the Massachusetts AFL-CIO as Political Coordinator in 2024. He previously worked at the Massachusetts Democratic Party as Elections Coordinator, Special Election Campaign Manager, and Convention Director before serving as Executive Director from 2022 to 2024. He was on the original team of state party employees that unionized party staff (IBEW 2321). Prior to his work at the state party, Joe was a paralegal (AFSCME Local 3650), an organizer, and a disheveled middle school history teacher. Joe enjoys cooking, struggling through guitar practice, and spending time with his fiance, Lauren.


A Haverhill native, Joe is a graduate of Bowdoin College and lives in East Boston.