House District 83
Rep. Mark White: (R) Chair: House Education Committee, Member: House Education Administration Subcommittee, House K-12 Subcommittee, House Curriculum, Testing, & Innovation Subcommittee, House Higher Education Subcommittee, Naming, Designating, & Private Acts Committee, and Calendar & Rules Committee, Chairman White has surprised us in a very pleasant way: Since he took over the Education Committee Chair he has been a force for positive change. He co-sponsored 8 of our recommended bills, supported the civics bill and other good education legislation. In 2018: Sponsored HB2429 which would have granted in-state tuition to non-citizens here illegally as well as some other non-Tennesseans. He brought the bill forward several years running, each time it was defeated by a narrow margin. TLRC opposed the bill. Co-sponsored six (6) bills supported by TLRC. Co-sponsored and voted for the Gas Tax.
Rep. M. White is married with one child and two grandsons. He is experienced in conflict management. He is Chair, House Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee. He serves as Chairman of the Board Collierville Chamber of Commerce and NFIB Memphis Action Council. He is Appointed Chairman of NFIB Tennessee Leadership Council. He is a member of National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), Collierville Rotary Club, National Federation of Independent Business, Memphis Regional Chamber of Commerce, Germantown Kiwanis Club, Germantown Chamber of Commerce, Southaven Chamber of Commerce, Tunica Chamber of Commerce, and West Memphis Chamber of Commerce. He serves on the Board of Directors of Collierville Chamber of Commerce, National Foundation for Transplants and the Memphis Small Business Chamber. He is Vice President, Greentrees Civic Assocation. He is Director/Founder: Global Children’s Educational Foundation. He is a Board Member of Launch TN. He is on the Holocaust Commission. He is a Founder and Partner PANDA parts dba Wyrestorm.