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Ward 1, Position 1


Adella Gray


Phone: (479) 442-4958

1681 N Starr Drive
Fayetteville, AR 72701


Personal Statement

"I am honored to serve on the Fayetteville City Council. It is an extremely important time for our city. We are seeing growth far greater than we ever imagined. We must be thoughtful as we make decisions affecting the great city of Fayetteville. I will always endeavor to make decisions with the best interest of all the people in mind. Listening to the concerns of my constituents and being accountable to taxpayers are my top priorities."

Occupation & Education

Native of Lexington, Kentucky
Georgetown College (KY) Bachelor of Music Education
University of Arkansas Masters in Counselor Education
Ft. Knox Dependent Schools Music Teacher
Springdale Schools, School Counselor

Personal Information

Resident of Fayetteville 34 years
Married to Gary Gray, LCSW
Sons and families:
Kent and Nancy of Los Altos Hills, CA
Grandchildren: Taylor, Jackson, and Spencer
Joel and Kathy of Fayetteville
Jake and Carter

Community Service

Past President: Northwest Arkansas Rape Crisis Board
Past Board Member: Habitat for Humanity
Member: Sierra Club
Member: Fayetteville Natural Heritage Association
WATCHDOGS of America: Implemented the first program at George Elementary School Springdale, AR.

Committee Involvement

Member: Equipment Committee
Member: Water and Sewer Committee
Member: Nominating Committee

My Key Issues

Closely monitoring growth for least amount of disturbance to existing neighborhoods
Workplace housing
Traffic congestion
Developing the complete neighborhood plan

Ward Meeting Schedule

Ward meetings are currently held as needs arise. Regular meetings may be planned if constituents express the need.