Tyler White was named as President of Kentucky Coal Association December 2016. White previously served as the District Director for Kentucky’s Sixth District Congressman, Andy Barr.
Prior to joining Barr’s team, White served in the United States Marine Corps from 2004-2012. He served as an infantryman and conducted deployments to Iraq before accept- ing a position as an Instructor at Officers Candidates School in Quantico, VA. From there, White was selected to help develop a Psychological Operations capability for the Marine Corps and participated in combat operations in Afghanistan before returning home to Lex- ington, KY.
White graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelors of Arts from the College of Communication in 2014 and is nearing completion of his Master’s degree from the Har- vard Extension School with a concentration in General Management.
Tom Wynne, Chair
Jesse Parrish, Vice Chair
Clay Larkin, Secretary
Nick Carter, Treasurer
Tyler White, President
Executive Committee Members
Rick Boone, Rhino Energy, LLC
Michael Carey, Murray Energy Corporation
Paul Horn, Booth Energy
Tony Lanham, Western Kentucky Minerals, Inc.
Jesse Parrish, Blackhawk Mining
Keith Smith, Alden Resources LLC
Tom Wynne, Alliance Coal Company
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