Al White (politician)
|Member of the Colorado Senate
from the 8th district
Senator White is a businessman who began his time in Colorado 35 years ago in Winter Park. He and his wife Jean, who now reside in Hayden, have been married for thirty years, and have two children, son, Devin 28 and daughter, Jenna 23.
After volunteering to serve in the military, White was honorably discharged from the Army and relocated to Colorado where he attended the University of Colorado. White then moved to the mountains of Winter Park and began his career as an entrepreneur in the ski business. White and his wife spent 25 years as owners and operators of several full service ski shops, a bike shop, and a mountain lodge. As an active member of the business community, he served on several bank boards, was the Chairman of the Fraser Valley Metropolitan Recreation District, Secretary of the Grand County Water and Sanitation board, and Vice Chair of the Winter Park Fraser Valley Chamber of Commerce.
During his term in office, White served as Assistant Majority Leader, Vice Chair of the Business Affairs and Labor committee, member of the Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, and the Education Committee. He also served on the Water Resources Review Committee, and the Legislative Audit committee. He was the House appointee to the Colorado Tourism Office board for the past six years.
White currently serves on the Joint Budget Committee. This committee has only three members from the House and three members from the Senate.