Director of Facilities
Alvin White assumed the position of Huntington's director of facilities on August 1, 2011. He had previously served as the district's operations supervisor since 1999.
Prior to coming to the district, Mr. White worked for the Internal Revenue Service at its Holtsville complex. He began his career here on a part-time basis at Robert L. Simpson Junior High School in 1974. He moved into a full-time position in 1979.
Mr. White has completed specialized training in the areas of plumbing, oil burners and sports floor refinishing and maintenance and has a renovator's certificate from the Accredited Lead Inspection, Inc. In 2007, he took on additional responsibilities as the district's asset control manager, logging in new equipment and maintaining inventory records.
A longtime resident of the district, Mr. White is the father of seven Huntington High School graduates. He is also deeply involved in community and civic organizations, including the Porter-Trejo Action Network, Take Back the Block Advisory Board, Huntington Enrichment Center/Kids Café Board of Directors, NAACP – Huntington chapter, Loyal Order of Moose Lodge No. 318 in Greenlawn, as well as numerous other local groups. He has served on the Huntington Comprehensive Plan Advisory Committee and Lowndes Avenue Task Force.
Known as a perfectionist with high standards, Mr. White strives to exceed the community's expectations. He frequently interacts with principals and faculty members to insure their facilities related needs are met.
A familiar figure around the district, Mr. White is often the first person on the scene during emergency situations, regardless of the day or hour. He is also an active fan of the Blue Devil athletic program and has mentored and encouraged many community members through the years.