DD Adams, North Ward candidate

by Yes Weekly Election Coverage

Residential address: 3661 Marlowe Ave., 27106 Incumbent or challenger? (Open seat) Age: 55 Campaign website or blog:; Facebook/ Occupation and employer: Quality engineer, Johnson Controls Previous elective experience: Ran for NC House in 1990;’Obama delegate, 2008 Democratic National Convetion; Democrats Under Construction, 2008; volunteer, Perdue for Governor, 2008; precinct organizer, Forsyth County, 2008; primary election canvasser, 2008; get-out-the-vote, Coliseum precinct, 2006; get-out-the-vote, Coliseum precinct, 2004; get-out-the-vote, North Ward, 2000; volunteer, Libba Evans for Congress, 1998; volunteer, Martha Wood for Mayor, 1997; campaign manager, Faiger Blackwell for State House; volunteer and get-out-the-vote, Elaine Marshall for Secretary of State; Clinton alternate delegate, 1996 Democratic National Convention; campaign chair, Nelson Malloy for Alderman North Ward; Clinton delegate, 1992 Democratic National Convention; volunteer, Jim Hunt for Governor, 1992; fellow, NC Institute of Political Leadership, 1990; co-manager, Winston-Salem campaign office, Harvey Gantt for Senate; precinct chair, Brown-Douglas precinct, 1989-1999; campaign committee, Martha Wood for Mayor; campaign manager, Earline Parmon for County Commissioner; Winston-Salem campaign committee, Jesse Jackson for President Civic and volunteer experience (including service on city commissions and boards):‘Winston-Salem Sustainability Commission; various capacities, Emmanuel Baptist Church; former board member, East Winston Community Development Corp.; board member and volunteer, First Tee of the Triad;’various capacities, Kimberly Park Tennis Club; Leadership Winston-Salem, 1991; NC Institute of Political Leadership, 1991; Order of the Eastern Star, Rose McCloud Chapter #608; Planned Parenthood of Winston-Salem; board member, Piedmont Triad chapter, Executive Women’s Golf Association;’board member, Step One; United Way; various capacities, University Area Neighborhood Association; various capacities, Ralph R. Morgan Auxiliary; Smart Start Allocations Panel, 2008 and 2009; life member, Winston-Salem Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority; board member, Winston-Salem Urban League; member, YMCA Education: Bachelor of arts in speech communication, Morgan State University, Baltimore, 1976′ Party registration: Democrat What is the city of your birth: Winston-Salem Paid consultants working on your campaign: Paulette Everett Your campaign manager(s): Paulette Everett Your treasurer: Shemeka Lee

Stories about this candidate:

YES! Weekly endorsements

Winston-Salem City Council endorsements Sept. 15 primary

No retreat, no surrender for Adams

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Dell plant closing a hot topic at Winston-Salem candidate forum