Arts and community building
Professional development in arts management
Gerlie Collado was appointed program associate for the Arts in June 2010. Prior to joining Irvine, Gerlie was the communications associate at the California Community Foundation where she contributed to the foundation’s marketing, communications, and public relations activities. She has also served as development manager for Search to Involve Pilipino Americans, a health and human services agency serving multi-ethnic youth and families in Los Angeles’ Historic Filipinotown. In 2014, she began a three-year, mayoral appointment as a member of the City of Los Angeles’ Commission on Community and Family Services. In this position, Gerlie advises on policies and issues related to poverty. She is also a current board member of the Little Manila Foundation, a historic and cultural preservation agency based in Stockton, CA. Gerlie holds a master’s in arts management from Claremont Graduate University and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of San Francisco.
Gerlie is based out of Irvine's Los Angeles office.