Council Member

Dr. Earnest White, Jr.

Board Member, Spartanburg School Board, District 7


Post Office Box 8754
Spartanburg, SC 39205
Tel: 864-921-0646

Dr. E. H. White Jr. practices a life of Servant Leadership, guided by compassionate objectivity. “A Life of Service is a life that counts”, is his motto. During his career, he served as President of the National African-American School Board Member Association. He is also an affiliate of CAREER WISE, in Memphis TN, a strategic planning organization for African-American School Board Members, administrators, teachers, parents, community and corporate partners. Dr. White has also served Past Chair of Governance in Education Commission, National Alliance of Black School Educators, Washington, D.C., and Past President of the National Caucus Black School Board Members/National School Boards Association, and many other educational organizations.

Dr. White’s K-20 journey includes: D.Min. Degree, Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary, Columbia S.C.; Supervision Course for AAMFT & AAPC- Louisville Theological Seminary, Kentucky; CPE Resident(5Qtrs) Wm. S. Hall Research & Psychiatric Hospital, Columbia, S.C.; M. Div. Degree- Hood Theological Seminary, Salisbury N.C.; Fellow, Protestant Episcopal Theological Seminary, Alexandria, Va; Marriage and Family Therapy, Practicum - Converse College, Spartanburg, S.C.; B.A. Degree-Shaw University, Raleigh, N.C.