Tina L. Vick

Key Facts

Party Independent
Status Challenger

Background

Vick received her Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in 1984, and in 2001, she enrolled at the Alpha College of Real Estate and was then licensed as a real estate agent. Vick has worked as a counselor at the Peninsula Marine Institute and as Director at the New Orleans Marine Institute. Vick currently works as the owner and a broker for her own real estate brokerage, and she founded the Girls Camp event, which helps with decision-making for females in low-income areas. Vick has won the Lawrence Brothers Community Service Award. Vick has served as councilwoman for the 3rd District since 2008, and has served a term as Vice Mayor [1, 2, 3].

Key Issues

Housing

Vick has promoted efforts to increase the number of housing complexes in Newport News, such as the Noland Green Apartments and Heritage Forest, combining to be over 300 housing units [1].

Economy

Vick has endorsed programs to increase employment, especially amongst youth. Her efforts have contributed to the creation of a committee that employs 150 people aged 16-24. Vick is the lead advocate for low-income individuals to find summer jobs in District 3, and she has contributed to the employment of 500 people aged 16-24 [1].

Infrastructure

Vick advocated for the build of the Martin Luther King (MLK) Plaza [1].

Endorsements

No endorsements could be found.

Sources

1 Tina Vick for Mayor

2 Newport News

3 WAVY

4 VPAP