Council Member
Democrat, North Ward
3661 Marlowe Avenue
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
336-757-0036 (home)

North Ward information



About Denise D. Adams

Name: Denise D. Adams
Council Member since:



Quality Engineer for Johnson Controls, Inc. - Power Solutions, 1997 - 2013

Professional and

  • Vice Chair of the Finance Committee
  • Chair of the Community Development/Housing/General Government Committee
  • Member of the North Carolina League of Municipalities
  • Member of the North Carolina Black Elected Municipal Officials
  • Member of the National League of Cities
  • Member of National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials
  • Member of the Winston-Salem Urban Area MPO Transportation Advisory Committee
  • Member of the First Tee of the Triad, Program Volunteer
  • Member of the Forsyth County Community Garden Advisory Board
  • City of Winston-Salem Risk Acceptance Management Corporation
  • 2016 Graduate of Leadership North Carolina
  • United Way - Health Allocations Panel 2009, Women's Leadership Council
  • Member of the University Area Neighborhood Association, Secretary
  • Ralph R. Morgan Auxiliary, American Legion Post 220
  • Smart Start Allocations Panel - 2008-2009
  • Life Member of Winston-Salem Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
  • Member of the YMCA
  • Formerly served on: Housing Authority of Winston-Salem, Urban League, Step One and East Winston Community Development Corporation
  • Formerly served on: SciWorks
  • Formerly served on: Arts Council
  • Formerly served on: Delta Fine Arts
  • Formerly served on: United Way Women's Leadership Circle
  • Formerly served on: WS Sustainability Commission
  • Formerly served on:  U-Fit 2 Health and Wellness
  • Formerly served on: East Winston Community Development Corporation and the Urban League
  • East Forsyth Senior High School, Kernersville, NC, 1972
  • B.A. Degree from Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD - Speech Communication, 1976
  • Member of Emmanuel Baptist Church
  • Lifetime Alumnae member of Morgan State University
  • Golden Life Member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
  • Golf, tennis, working out, cooking and gardening

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