About Vickie

Vickie Adamson is a native of North Carolina. She has lived in Raleigh since 1983. Vickie and her husband Mark attend Highland United Methodist Church and have one son who graduated from Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School. In addition to her work with PTA, Vickie has worked with the Clothing Closet, Artsplosure, First Night, AnimalKind and African American Dance Ensemble.


After receiving a bachelor’s degree from East Carolina University, Adamson worked for several large corporations as a business analyst, helping companies develop and maintain strong business practices. Adamson is in her second term on the Wake County Board of Commissioners. She currently serves as Chair of the Affordable Housing Committee utilizing Tax Credits to build more affordable units in 2021 than any year in Wake County History. Adamson is fully committed to keeping housing affordable and Wake County a great place to Live Work and Play.

Vickie summarized her focus: “North Carolina has been my home all my life. As a Wake County Commissioner, I will always put our citizens first with sound policies and solutions for the entire community. I will support our students our teachers and do everything I can to ensure that all our children have the schools they deserve,” she said. “I will put Wake County first, not politics or worries over future elections. I want to keep Wake County as the top place in NC to live, work, play and learn.”