White enjoys horseback riding

Published 7:29 pm Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Lynette White is the tourism development manager for Suffolk Tourism.

Q: What is the best part about your job?

A: Everyday, there are no two days alike. I meet a lot of different people from all walks of life.

Q: How did you get into tourism?

A: By accident. I started in economic development. Council determined they wanted to diversify and promote tourism, and I found myself here.

Q: What do you do in your leisure time?

A: I enjoy exploring new places by horseback riding, motorcycling, and puttering in my yard. I’m still traveling a lot of places in Suffolk, still discovering new things, meeting new characters.

Q: Do you own horses?

A: Yes, I own two quarterhorses.

Q: What is a unique fact about you?

A: I worked for President Nixon in his library. I worked for a law firm that represented him and helped assemble materials for his library.