Gale Adcock is serving her second term in the North Carolina General Assembly as Representative for House District 41.
Previously, Gale served as mayor pro tem and a member of the Cary Town Council from 2007 to 2014. She worked to ensure investment in much-needed infrastructure, maintained the town’s AAA bond rating and passed an annual budget that established Cary as having the lowest property tax rate in Wake County.
Gale has been a Nurse Practitioner for over 30 years and is Chief Health Officer at SAS Institute. In this role she oversees a staff of 60 who provide primary care to 14,000 SAS employees and their family members.
She has served as the president of the North Carolina Nurses Association, Chair of the North Carolina Center for Nursing and is adjunct faculty at Duke, UNC-Chapel Hill, and ECU.
Gale understands the value of hard work and the opportunities that come from education. Her mother worked swing shift in a small Virginia town textile mill. Gale attended public schools, played flute in the high school band, worked for minimum wage at the local public library and volunteered as a Candy Striper at her hometown community hospital.
Gale, her husband Kevin, and their two sons live in Cary.