By Zack Colman - 12/12/12 07:31 PM EST
Ken Cook, the group's co-founder, will retain his role as president and his place on the EWG board of directors. EWG said he will maintain a "central role in organizational and policy strategy and development."
Aside from her time with EWG, White also served as energy and environment counsel for former Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.) and as director of education advocacy with the National Wildlife Federation.
White also was a recount attorney and served as deputy director of women’s outreach for former Vice President Al Gore’s presidential campaign.