is one of the Avalon board members. She is a big asset to
the school, having a wealth of experience and expertise as an astrological
writer, and active contributor to many professional organizations
and businesses. She is a creative thinker and dedicated to
professional standards. Her list of credits, contributions,
and achievements is impressive.
began her work as a professional astrologer in the 1970s and describes
her journey as an astrologer as “life-transforming”.
With clients from all walks of life and in all parts of the world,
professional consultation and guidance with clients has been the
primary focus of her career. “Part of my quest has led me to
write”, she says.
has written, edited or contributed to 29 astrology books, annuals
and anthologies. Among these, Astrology: Woman to Woman, Optimum
Child, and the Llewellyn Sun Sign and Moon Sign Books are probably
best known. Other writing projects have included several newspaper
and regular magazine columns, in addition to work that’s appeared
online in a variety of applications including her work as the Astrology
Channel Manager for ThirdAge.com. Her feature column, “Astrology
News,” has appeared in The Mountain Astrologer magazine since
unique manner of conceptualizing real-life applications of astrology
lead her to envision, organize and write the text for four astrological
computer report writers. Three of these software packages are applicable
to Windows systems, and one is written for MAC computers. As a lecturer
and teacher, Gloria has presented over 2500 lectures and workshops
throughout the world, and she is an inspiring and enthusiastic teacher.
In service to the astrological community,
Gloria currently serves on the Advisory Board for Kepler College,
she is the Chair of the NCGR Advisory Board, and is a member of the
NCGR Board. She has also served on the AFAN Steering Committee, was
Secretary of AFAN, and later served as the AFAN Newsletter Editor
for six years. Additionally, she was Vice President of the UAC Board
(1999 – 2001), and was one of the team of organizers who made
UAC happen from 1995 – 2002. She also serves as one of the
board members of the Avalon School of Astrology.