District 7

Vickie Adamson

Commissioner Vickie Adamson

1313 Shadyside Drive 
Raleigh, NC  27612 

Wake County: 919-856-5577 
Contact Commissioner Adamson 

Elected: 2018
Re-elected: 2020, 2022
Term expires: December 2026

Affordable Housing Committee Chair

Health and Human Services Committee Vice Chair


  • Fujitsu Network Switching of America, Raleigh: 1988–1996 
    • Sr. Accountant 
  • Quality Software Products (QSP Financials), Raleigh: 1996–1998 
    • Application Consultant 
  • Growing Smarts (A PeopleSoft Business Partner), Raleigh: May–October 1998 
    • Subject Matter Expert 
  • DB Basics, Raleigh: October 1998–January 1999 
    • Contract Business Analyst 

Regional, State & National Leadership

Public Service & Community Activities

  • Director – Clothing Closet Ministry for Highland UMC – Provide clothing to anyone in need, focusing on ESL Students and homeless families.  
  • Member of Highland UMC  
  • Taught Sunday School and VBS, led Youth Council. Missions Committee Member. At Millbrook UMC, I started a ministry to help pregnant women.  
  • Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School Chair Business Alliance: 2014–2018 
  • Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School Engineering Academic Board Treasurer: 2015–2018 
  • Manage Book Department at Retails Thrift Store for Animal Kind: 2006–present 
  • Ligon Middle PTA President: 2012–2013 and 2013–2014 School Years 
  • Hunter Elementary School PTA Treasurer: 2008–2009 and 2009–2010 School Years 
  • Lynn Road Elementary School PTA Treasurer: 2006–2007 School Year 
  • Artsplosure/First Night Advisory Council: 2014–present 
  • Artsplosure Volunteer: 1993–present 
  • Volunteer House Manager, African American Dance Ensemble: 2012–present 

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Achievement Award, Fujitsu, 1993 
  • Wake County PTA Star Volunteer Award, 2014 
  • Wake County Public Schools Superintendent Business Alliance Award, 2015
  • North Carolina Association of County Commissioners' M.H. “Jack” Brock Outstanding County Commissioner Award, 2023


B.S. Business Administration, East Carolina University, Greenville: 1983 


Husband, Mark; one son, Gabriel, a graduate of Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School