Entergy’s Tandee White Selected for Extension Leadership ProgramFebruary 25th, 2013 by Submitted
Monticello’s Tandee White is one of just 22 leaders chosen to represent 14 Arkansas counties in LeadAR, a leadership development program sponsored by the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service.
White attended a three-day seminar in Little Rock, focusing on major issues facing the state, including agriculture, education, the environment, the criminal justice system, and legislative issues.
The seminar was the first of 11 seminars that White will take part in during the next two years. The LeadAR program also will include a national, an international study tour, and a community service project. “The purpose of the seminars and tours is to enhance leadership skills and give participants a better understanding of key economic and social issues facing Arkansas and the nation,” states the program leader.
LeadAR was begun in 1984 with a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. The program is now funded by the Extension Service, private foundations, companies, individuals and organizations in Arkansas. .
White is a Customer Service Manager for Entergy Arkansas covering 5 counties. She lives in Monticello with her husband, Greg, and daughter, BrookLynn. White has been employed with Entergy since 1995. She holds an MBA from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and is a certified professional community and economic developer. She is a graduate of Leadership Greater Little Rock and most recently the Southeast Arkansas Cornerstone Development Institute. White serves on the Southeast Arkansas Cornerstone board of directors for Drew County and the Delta Technology Center (DTEC) in Action steering committee in Desha County.