Gloria is the Executive Director for the Rainier Valley Food Bank and Chair for the Fire District 10 Board of Commissioners, as well as Commissioner for Eastside Fire & Rescue. Having worked as a senior manager for over 27 years in Telecommunications, Social Services, and Workforce Development, Gloria is a thoughtful leader dedicated to creating collaborations across the service delivery spectrum from direct service to service support. She has also been a facilitator for Quality Improvement & Management programs in telecommunications and the public sector as a member of the City of Seattle's Mayoral staff.
Gloria has been a member of the fire service community as a Commissioner for Fire District 10 since 2016 and is deeply committed to the health and well-being of our shared community. She has been married to her husband David for 40 years (!) and has two adult children--Meagan and Matt. Both children are married, and she has two grandsons. Her favorite activities are gardening, horseback riding, walking/hiking, and happy hour with her sisters.