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Member & Public Relations

Ronald O. White 
Vice President, Member & Public Relations, since 2016

Responsible for managing the development of internal and external communications and activities to enhance and secure a strong member, employee and community understanding of the Cooperative’s programs and policies.

Before his joining SEC, Ron served as District Director and Military Liaison for Virginia Congressman J. Randy Forbes and most recently as Director of Government and External Affairs for Virginia State University.

A 21 year United States Army veteran, Ron holds a Master’s of Administration from Bowie State University and a Master’s of Leadership from Capella University.

A graduate of the Army War College Strategy course, Army Command and General Staff College and Air Command and Staff College, Ron earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from The United States Military Academy at West Point. 

Ron and his wife Kathleen, who is a Nationally Board Certified High School Library Media Specialist, reside in Midlothian. They have three children: Tara, Matthew, and Ashley, and four grandchildren: Aidan, Makaio, Kainoa, and Adalynn.