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Ms. Yolanda Adams

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Attended Kenosha public schools (K-12), Carthage College and Gateway Technical College. Children and grandchildren attend or attended Kenosha public schools.

Bachelor of Arts Degree-Accounting from Carthage College; Associate of Applied Science Degree-Accounting from Gateway Technical College; Account Clerk Diploma from Gateway Technical College; Mary D. Bradford High School.

Employment:

  • Retired President and Chief Executive Officer of the Urban League of Racine and Kenosha, Inc.
  • Former Senior Accountant at Outboard Marine Corporation and SER Jobs for Progress.
  • Former Executive Secretary at Commonwealth Edison, American Motors Corporation and Great Lakes Naval Base.

Volunteerism:

  • Serves on the Environmental Justice Task Force of Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission.
  • Former Executive Board Member and Treasurer of the Kenosha Community Health Center
  • Tri-Chair and Coordinating Committee Chair of the Wisconsin Poor People’s Campaign
  • Executive Board Member of WI League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) currently serving as Deputy State Director for Elderly; formerly served as State Director and National Board Member
  • State Treasurer of Wisconsin NAACP State Conference of Branches
  • Former President, Treasurer and Clerk of the KUSD’s Board of Education
  • Former Executive Board Member of the Education Foundation of Kenosha (EFK)
  • Former Treasurer, LULAC National Housing Commission
  • Former Executive Board Member, Alcohol and Other Drugs Council of Kenosha Co.
  • Former Executive Board Member of the Spanish Centers of Racine and Kenosha
  • Member, Rotary Club of Kenosha
  • Member, American Association of University Women (AAUW)