Venita Peyton’s experiences in education, government and ccmmunications span more than 4 decades. She was taught in the public schools of King George and Westmoreland County, Virginia.

She has held the position of Broker in Charge (Greater Raleigh Real Estate, Inc.), Adjunct Instructor (Wake Technical Community College and JY Monk Real Estate School). She also held the position of Program Coordinator (NC Transition Program in Biomedical Sciences-UNC General Administration/NC Community College), Public Access Coordinator (Storer Cable Communications-Chesterfield, VA), Production Assistant (WAVY TV 10/NBC) and Broadcast Traffic Assistant (WYAH TV 27-Christian Broadcasting Network).

Miss Peyton’s government experiences include Cable Access Coordinator (City of Raleigh), Intern (Town of Holly Springs), Planning Assistant (Town of Ayden). Her state government experiences include NC Department of Transportation (MBWE), Division of Social Services, State Banking Commission, NC of Department of Environmental Health (On-site Wastewater), NC Department of Public Instruction and State Bureau of Investigations.

Her private industry experiences include real estate, insurance and Public Notary.

She has served her community in several capacities, including service on boards and commissions, such as NC Department Human Relations Commission, East Raleigh Citizens Advisory Council, Raleigh-Wake Citizens Advisory Council, Raleigh-Apex Chapter of the NAACP and the Raleigh Planning Commission (Vision 2020 Committee).

As a former member of Martin Street Baptist Church and St. Paul AME, (Raleigh) and Freedom and Deliverance Church (Louisburg) she served as Ministry of Helps, Sunday School teacher, Bible School teacher, New Members Orientation and video ministry.

Miss Peyton received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Administration from Shaw University and a Master’s of Public Administration from North Carolina State University. Earlier education includes Old Dominion University. She holds a license in the following: real estate, insurance and public notary.

Her honors include: Rosa Parks Award from the Women’s Center of Wake County.