Gloria Woodlock has more than twenty years of experience in arts management. She established and managed many of the California Arts Council’s (CAC) ten grant programs during the agency’s formative period of growth. While with CAC she developed technical assistance and arts management training programs for artists and arts organizations to help stabilize and strengthen the state’s nonprofit arts sector. She also created several special initiatives including an arts and technology program to prepare the arts community for the digital revolution and local partnerships with business and the corporate funding and foundation communities to increase access to the arts in communities throughout California. Gloria served for five years on the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission and was a Fulbright Scholar in the U.K, where she did a comparative study of arts funding systems. Gloria has also been a project manager and consultant in K-12 education and public health.