Vincent Adams joined OSBA in April 2020 and has served on the Corvallis School Board since 2013. His career spans a service in the U.S. Navy, working in emergency medical services and business management. He comes to OSBA from Oregon State University where he was the director of the Rural Communities Explorer, a program that provides demographic, economic and social information about Oregon’s places and counties. There he was able to learn and work alongside local government officials, nonprofit professionals and active residents as they engaged in data informed decision-making processes.
Vince believes that effective school board governance is fundamental to student outcomes and exists at the intersection of high value information, well-articulated values and collaborative decision-making processes. He strives to keep students at the center as he seeks to empower school boards across Oregon.
Vincent earned a bachelor’s degree with honors in environmental science and a master’s degree in public policy at Oregon State University.