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Published on October 6th, 2015 |


Atlanta airport public affairs director to address business group

Myrna White, director of public affairs for the Department of Aviation at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, will be the speaker Thursday morning Oct. 8 at the Buckhead Business

Myrna White

Myrna White

Association’s breakfast meeting, starting at 7:30 a.m.

BBA meetings are held at The City Club of Buckhead, on the 18th floor of the Atlanta Financial Center, 3343 Peachtree Road. Cost is $10 for members who pre-register and $12 at the door. The cost for visitors and guests is $20 and includes continental breakfast and validated parking.

Whether through her work with Airports Council International or with area chambers of commerce, White is passionate about the role airports play in the economic vitality of the communities they serve. Her leadership in that arena has earned her commendations from both the Georgia Senate and the House of Representatives.

White began her aviation career leading information workshops to increase awareness in airport-area communities of plans to build a fifth runway. She now is responsible for overseeing business units that include Government and Community Affairs, Public Relations (excluding media relations), Executive Messaging, Partners in Education, International Affairs and Web Content.

White was named 2013 Business Woman of the Year by the Clayton Chamber of Commerce and was honored with the 2013 Celebration of Women Torch Award from Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Atlanta Alumnae Chapter. She also received the Pinnacle Leadership Award from the sorority’s East Point/College Park Alumnae Chapter.

Additionally, the Georgia House and Senate passed resolutions honoring White for her professional leadership and service to the community.

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