David White is the National Executive Director and Chief Negotiator of Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artist (SAG-AFTRA). Prior to rejoining SAG, where he previously served as General Counsel from 2002 to 2006, White was Managing Principal of Los Angeles-based Entertainment Strategies Group LLC, providing consulting services to the entertainment industry. A graduate of Stanford Law School and a Rhodes Scholar, White was a labor and employment attorney at O'Melveny & Myers LLP before joining the executive ranks of SAG. He is currently Chair of the Board of the SAG-Producers Pension and Health Plans, former Chair of the Board of Trustees at his alma mater, Grinnell College, and the current Vice Chair of the Industry Advancement and Cooperative Fund. White is a Board member of the Volunteers of America–Greater Los Angeles and of the SAG Foundation, and has served as a Los Angeles Area Commissioner for urban planning and development. He has been a contributing writer for the Los Angeles Lawyer and has served as a frequent commentator on entertainment industry trends for numerous national and industry publications and radio shows. In 2010, White was named "Entertainment, Sports & Art Law Section Attorney of the Year" by the National Bar Association.