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Councilmember Gloria Partida

District 4



Gloria Partida was first elected to Davis City Council in June 2018. After graduating from UC Davis, she worked for 30 years as a neurobiologist before retiring in 2019. She is active in disability advocacy, has participated in multiple school and community organization boards, and is a co-founder of the Davis Phoenix Coalition, which aims to eliminate community intolerance.

First Elected: June 2018

Alma Maters: University of California, Davis (B.S. in Zoology)

Other Positions Held: Vice Chair,  Yolo Solano Air Quality Management Board; member, Yolo County Housing Authority; chair, New Hope Community Development Commission

Board and Committee Assignments: Civic Arts Commission; Human Relations Commission; Natural Resources Commission; Police Accountability Commission; City/Chamber of Commerce 2x2; City/Davis Downtown 2x2; City/Visit YOLO 2x2; City/YOLO County 2x2; City/YOLO County/UC Davis 2x2x2

Notable quote: “I will preserve what we love about our community and advocate for fairness and transparency.” (Source: Gloria Partida’s Campaign Facebook Page

Ruby Award—Davis Soroptimist Club (2019)
Indigo Award—Davis College Democrats (2019)
Pilar Andrade Award—Mexican-American Concilio of Yolo County (2018)
Multicultural Community Council Service Award—Yolo County District Attorney (2017)
Women of the Year Award—Congressman John Garamendi (2016)
City of Davis Brinley Community Service Award—City of Davis (2016)
Sacramento Pride Youth Award—Sacramento LGBT Center (2016)
The Davis Vanguard Civil Rights Award—The Davis Vanguard (2014)

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