Deanna White is a relocated South Dakota girl who joined Clean Water Action in January 2008 as Program Director. She brings with her an extensive background in political and community organizing. Most recently, she ran the Brandon Valley Area Chamber of Commerce. Prior to that, she spent eight years with the Sierra Club beginning as a community organizer in Las Vegas, serving as National Deputy Political Director in Washington DC and returning to South Dakota as a Senior Regional Representative. She began her career as a campaign organizer with the South Dakota Democratic Party in 1992. Deanna loves reading, traveling, Cary Grant movies and sushi − not necessarily in that order.