VERNON WADE, SR.
Vernon Wade, Sr. is a loving husband, father, and grandfather. A proud parent of three Prince George's County Public School graduates who understands what it takes to raise a family in Prince George's County. He is all too familiar with the fight to keep your home, the struggle to pay utility bills and put food on the table, caring for elderly loved ones battling illness, and the searing pain and damage that results from gun violence. Wade, Sr. understands the importance of quality healthcare and the need for senior living care, after providing living accommodations and healthcare for his mother-in-law.
Vernon Wade, Sr. is a local business owner who has advocated for environmental safety and sustainability for more than twenty years. This 20+ year background, along with his endeavors towards his bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences, Agriculture and Urban Sustainability from the University of the District of Columbia, has solidified his expertise in moving District 8 forward in creating a cleaner and healthier tomorrow for Prince George’s County residents. He has acted as the Chair of the Prince George's Chamber Green Technology and Environmental Sustainability Committee leading the charge for Climate Change, Green Jobs and Renewable Energy policies in Prince George's County, and is a member of the Prince George’s County Climate Action Committee.
As a community service leader, Vernon Wade, Sr. was the President and Executive Board Member of the Oxon Hill Middle School and Crossland High School PTSA. He was the first African American Male Parent Board President at Bishop McNamara College Preparatory High School. He has been involved in youth development as a basketball and football coach for the Fort Washington Cannons Boys and Girls Club as well as Glass Manor, Marlow Heights, and Temple Hills Community Centers. Additionally, Wade, Sr. is a member of the Prince George's County Government Community Partners Civic Group connecting District 8 residents to constituent government services.
Moving Forward with
New Leadership and a New Vision
Vernon Wade, Sr.’s family, like yours, seeks improved mental health and families with disabilities resources to heal from trauma and family life and create affordable housing policies for families and public service front line workers in need of a chance at the American Dream.
Together, Vernon Wade, Sr. wants to build a vibrant community where we want to live, work, and play. We will build a community that focuses on education, economics, careers, healthcare, energy equity, environmental sustainability, and public safety. Vernon Wade, Sr.’s idea of a community servant involves next-level engagement that empowers each citizen with a voice.