Emilia White is a Licensed Child Care Provider for the past 23 years. She is a Trustee for the Village of Spring Valley, elected in 2013 and became Deputy Mayor in December of 2015. During her tenure on the village board, Emilia has worked very hard to ensure that the village residents receive the services that they need and deserve. Emilia White fought for summer programs for the children at the Martin Luther King Center and the children in the Community. She voted to provide updated gear, equipment, and cars for the Spring Valley firefighters; As well as cars for the building department, the department of Public Work, and the Police department
She is a graduate of Sarah J. Hale High School (Brooklyn, NY) and she has an Associate’s Degree in Computer Science from Rockland Community College. Emilia White 54, she has been married to Steven (Steve) White of Poweroften.us for 31 years. They have two sons, Eric 28, and Anthony 22 years old.
Emilia was honored to be a Marshall in the 2009 Haitian Flag Day Parade of Unity in Spring Valley. Emilia and her husband (Steven White) both strong Advocates for the Children of the East Ramapo School District, have received the Fellowship of Reconciliation Nyack Area Peace Award for educational justice work they do for the children of the East Ramapo School District.
In 2013, Emilia White received the “Unsung Hero Award” by the Spring Valley NAACP for her “outstanding service to humanity,” She is a founding member of the original organizers of VOICE/CSEA, a union which represents over 7,500 child care providers in New York. She is a volunteer with Literacy Solutions NY Inc. and a former VCS counselor. She works with the Legal Aid Society and the Spring Valley Concerned Citizens Coalition to assist tenants in Spring Valley to improve their living conditions and be treated fairly by their landlords.