Trudy Wade, NC Senate District 28 candidate

by Yes Weekly Election Coverage

Residential address: 1 Creswell Court, Greensboro, NC 27407

Incumbent or challenger? Open seat

Age: 59

Campaign website or blog:

Occupation and employer: Principal and owner, Jamestown Veterinary Hospital

Previous elective experience (including electioncampaigns): Greensboro City Council, 2007-present, Guilford CountyCommission, 2000-2005

Civic and volunteer experience (including service onlocal government boards and commissions): Member, American and NC Veterinary Medical Associations; Veterinarianof the Year award; Guilford County Animal Shelter; Outstanding Board of HealthAward; Association of NC Boards of Health; past president, American BusinessWomen’s Association; past director, Association of NC Boards of Health; formermember, Friends Home Board of Advisors; former member, Greater GreensboroCommunity Health Partnership; member, Greensboro College Board of Visitors;former member, Greensboro Red Cross Board; past chair, Greensboro Board ofHealth; past chair, Guilford County Board of Social Services; member, GuilfordCounty Economic Development Council; member, Moses Cone/Wesley Long CommunityHealth Foundation; Women’s Hospital of Greensboro Educational Advisory Board;NC A&T University Federally Funded College Student Training Program

Education (highest degree attained and name ofinstitution): Doctorate in veterinarymedicine, Tuskegee Institute

Party registration: Republican

What is the city of your birth? Greensboro

Paid consultants working on campaign: Bill Burckley

Campaign manager: Bill Burckley

Treasurer: BettyWood

Stories about this candidate:

YES! Weekly primary endorsements

Blog posts about this candidate:

Wade among candidates receiving law enforcement endorsement

State legislative candidates square off at Greensboro forum

Democrats stand ground at Greensboro candidate forum

Candidates Robinson and Davis interviewed by PAC

Guilford conservatives get campaign season underway with political picnic

Early voting numbers favor Republicans in Guilford 

Highlights from last night’s High Point GOP event

Scenes from the Guilford County Republican Party Convention

Dorsett’s decision leaves some Democrats (in) cold

Dorsett withdraws from NC Senate 28 race

Trudy Wade challenges Katie Dorsett

Campaign finance:

Cash on hand: $27,270

$2,100: DH Griffin, demolition company owner

$1,000: William Kotis III, Kotis Properties

$800: John Faircloth, NC House candidate

$700: Jonathan Wagstaff, gas station owner

$550: Sandra M. Franklin; Denise A. Jones

$500: Frank Auman, developer: Cynthia T. Bacon, nurse; MarkD. Bacon; Roy E. Carroll II, developer; Mickie H. Gable; Danny Thompson,Greensboro councilman

Notable donors: Isabella Adkins, Conservatives for Guilford County,($100); Phil Berger, NC Senate Republican leader ($100); Jon Hardister, NCHouse candidate; Carolyn H. Justice, NC House deputy Republican whip ($100);Bill Knight, Greensboro mayor ($300); Zack Matheny, Greensboro councilman;Rocco Scarfone, nightclub owner ($150); Nancy Vaughan, Greensboro mayor protem; Tony Wilkins, Republican blogger; Mike Winstead, Guilford Countycommissioner ($300); Charles Womack, YES! Weekly

Data current as of June 30