James Adams has called Boulder City his home
for over 25 years. He was elected to the Boulder City City Council in 2019.
In addition to serving on the Southern Nevada
Water Authority, Adams also serves on the Board of Health for the Southern
Nevada Health District.
As a professional performer and musician, Adams
studied classical cello performance, and has seen the country through the
windshield of a rock band’s tour van. His love of music and welcoming
personality have also led to his involvement in the organization and promotion
of arts and cultural events large and small, throughout Southern Nevada, often
benefiting local charities.
Adams earned his degree in Deaf Studies from
the College of Southern Nevada. It was through these studies, and his work in
the arts, that he learned his love for strengthening communities wherever there