Chief People Officer Erika White joined the Cannabis Control Commission after having most recently served as the Director of Human Resources and Organizational Development at Commonwealth Care Alliance. Prior to that, Ms. White was the Director of Employee Relations at the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), where she led the Office of Employee Relations and advised senior leaders and their respective operating divisions in the administration and implementation of workplace policies that promoted mutual respect, accountability, improved communication, and employee engagement. Before MassDOT, Erika was the Deputy Director of Human Resources at the MBTA and part of the senior leadership team during significant change as a result of the 2009 Transportation Reform Act.
Ms. White holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Hampton University and a Master of Science in Applied Educational Psychology from Northeastern University.
She currently serves on the board of the Crispus Attucks Children’s Center in Dorchester.