Gloria is a longtime Davis resident and was elected to the Davis City Council in June 2018.
Gloria attended college at the University of California at Davis where she majored in Zoology and currently works as a Neurobiologist at UCD. She has a long history of advocacy in the Davis community starting with disability advocacy and participation in many school and community organization boards and is a founder of the Davis Phoenix Coalition which promotes community inclusion. She has served on the city’s Human Relations Commission
In addition to managing a small business with her son with a disability, Gloria is active in raising her grandson.