John D. White
John D. White of Houston
received his bachelor of arts degree from Texas
While at Texas A&M, Mr. White was a Distinguished
Military Student, a member of the Ross Volunteers and commander of the First
Wing, Corps of Cadets. He earned his juris doctor
from the University of Texas
and began his career in the U.S. Air Force as Judge-Advocate.
Mr. White is Special Counsel in the Houston
office of Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrère and Denègre L.L.P. He is a counselor to businesses and
individuals in a broad range of legal areas and business goals. Mr. White is
board certified in Civil Trial Law.
Mr. White has been a director in the Greater Houston Partnership and a
member of several committees in the Greater Houston Partnership since 1996.
White is also chairman of the board of the Ed Rachal
Foundation, director of the Texas Lyceum Association, member of Leadership
Houston Class III, fellow of the American Leadership Forum and a member of the
Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo International Committee.
Mr. White is a director of the Texas A&M
Association of Former Students, the Texas Aggies Bar
Association and a member of the Texas A&M Corps Development Council, the Texas
of Education Council, the Texas A&M LegisLeader
program and the Texas A&M Vision 2020 project, One Spirit One Vision. He
also serves as an executive committee member of the University
of Texas Law Alumni Association.
Mr. White is a past member of the Board of Visitors, Texas
Mr. White is a fellow of the American, Texas
and Houston Bar Associations and Foundations, and past chairman of the Texas
Young Lawyers Association and of the Harris County Grievance Committee for the
State Bar of Texas. He is permitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the
Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit and U.S. District Courts for the Southern,
Eastern and Northern Districts of Texas.
Mr. White was appointed to the Board of Regents by Governor Rick Perry in
2003. His term expires February 1, 2009.