Gayle’s sharp intellect and readiness to serve her community make her one of the inspiring women making a difference in today’s political arena. She combines creativity and analytical thinking to find new solutions. As a community activist, she listens to concerns from all sides to build a consensus and find meaningful solutions for all parties.
Gayle has always held a passion for the arts. After graduating from Oberlin she founded and led Capriole, a baroque music ensemble, which became an internationally acclaimed Ensemble in Residence at W&M and ODU.
Gayle envisions a sustainable future, but she doesn’t just “talk the talk”. She earned certifications as a Class A Contractor, LEED Accredited Professional and Certified Green Professional. In 2013, she built the first net zero energy home in Virginia Beach to inspire others to invest in energy efficient building.