Gayle Langley is the State Coordinator of the Colorado Main Street Program that is housed within the Community Development Office of the Department of Local Affairs. Gayle vast background includes experience working in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors in various community development roles involving downtown revitalization, historic preservation and community engagement. Gayle’s passion is to assist rural communities with developing public-private partnerships, strategic planning, and volunteer engagement. She provides training & technical assistance services to Main Street programs throughout Colorado. Prior to this role, Gayle served as the Main Street Manger in Granby, Colorado for 3.5 years. She brings an understanding of the needs of small communities and businesses and the impact of stakeholder involvement in community lead efforts.