Justice Names State Board of Education Member to Head Minority Affairs Office

CHARLESTON– West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has named a member of the state Board of Education to run the Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs.

William “Bill” White was named to the post, and he will be stepping down from the Board of Education to begin his new role, according to a news release Monday from the governor’s office.

White was the founder and chief executive officer of The Management Development Group Inc., a multimillion dollar California corporation that specialized in organization development consulting to Fortune 100 corporations. He was the executive producer for the video, “The Power of Diversity,” used during the 1990s throughout the United States for diversity training with federal, state and local governments, the private sector and nonprofit organizations.

A former research chemist and native of Bluefield, he is a graduate of Bluefield State College and earned a doctorate of education from Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara, Calif.

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