Vince Adams

Extension Educator

College of Public Health and Human Sciences
103 Ballard Hall
Corvallis, OR 97331

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Office phone: 541-737-2105

School, program or other affiliation

  • School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences
  • Extension Family and Community Health Program

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Vince Adams is an Extension Educator and Coordinator of the Rural Communities Explorer (RCE), a web based tool that provides data and foundational information about communities in Oregon. Mr. Adams has followed a varied career path that has lead through military service, emergency medicine, and business management before leading him to higher education. At Oregon State University, he has researched ecology, environmental policy, and federal timber-county payments. Having grown up in a rural town, he knows firsthand the challenges communities in Oregon face. As the Coordinator of the RCE, he manages and grows the content of the Communities Reporter Tool database and delivers training programs to help community leaders access accurate and timely community profile information. His easygoing approach and infectious enthusiasm for his work makes using data accessible for even the most technophobic among us.

Personal Interests

I trained under a French chef and enjoy good food. I am an avid bicycle commuter and a co-leader for the Natural Areas Action Team of the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition.

In the News

Data update makes RCE a “must use” resource for Oregon communities