Dr. White joined the Department of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism faculty in 2008. She taught previously at other universities and community colleges, and worked in the recreation field in campus, municipal, non-profit, and commercial settings. Her areas of interest are risk management, safety, leadership and professional development. Her focus is to facilitate learning and to contribute to improvement of safety and risk management practices in recreation. She is a Certified Parks and Recreation Professional, Certified Playground Safety Inspector, Aquatic Facility Operator and Certified Pool Operator. She earned a certificate in online teaching and learning from CSUEB.