Adrienne Eadie-Adams is a daughter of Queens, New York, and the current Chairperson of Community Board 12, the 2nd largest Community Board in the Borough of Queens. Ms. Adams represents Community Board 12 at Borough Board meetings, public hearings, town hall, civic organization meetings, Mayoral Charter Commission and any other meeting or activity pertinent to the governance and livelihood of Community Board 12. As Executive-in-Chief, she maintains vital ties with local elected officials, city agency representatives, local law enforcement and clergy members, giving voice to the community-at-large. As past Education Chairperson, Ms. Adams was the Board’s primary advocate for the education equity of children within Queens School Districts 27, 28 and 29. She represented Community Board 12 at city-wide education events, Community District Council and NYC Department of Education/Panel for Education Policy meetings, sharing critical information such as school closures and education reform with the community. Her bold, impassioned oral reports were typically highlighted at Community Board 12’s monthly general meetings. Ms. Adams has supported the Community District Education Council 29 Male Initiative: “Empowering our Children to Succeed'' series and has been a motivational speaker, delivering a message of success and excellence to youth. Ms. Adams is a member of the NAACP and National Action Network and has marched in solidarity to protest pivotal social issues such as Stand Your Ground-The Trayvon Martin Case, and Stop, Question and Frisk policies. Additionally, she stood with the NAACP, National Action Network, and Local SEIU1199 to protest voter suppression during the Stand4Freedom: This Is My Vote national march. Ms. Adams has received many honors for her outstanding community service and has been awarded by New York State Senators, City Council Members and New York State Assembly Members. Additionally, she received the Coretta Scott King Award from the Southeast Queens County Young Democrats, in tribute as an “Unsung Heroine of Southeast Queens” and was recognized by the Community School Superintendent of District 29Q for “…creating a culture of excellence in service and support to District 29Q.” Ms. Adams is a graduate of Spelman College, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Professionally, she is a Child Development Associate Instructor and Corporate Trainer with over 25 years of experience. She has worked with many corporate giants including Goldman Sachs. Ms. Adams is a member of the Board of Directors of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Day Care Center. As Co-Chair of Scholarship Committees for the NAACP-Jamaica Branch and the Epsilon Pi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., she has been instrumental in the distribution of numerous academic scholarships to students of color in the Queens community.