Alma Y. White began her tenure as Clerk of Court in January 2001. Previously employed as a public school teacher for almost 21 years, Ms. White attended Howard High School, and graduated from Winyah High School in 1971. She graduated from Claflin College (Orangeburg, SC) in 1975 and later completed her graduate studies at Coastal Carolina University (Conway) and the University of South Carolina (Columbia).
While working for Georgetown County School District, Ms. White served as a member of Georgetown City Council from 1990 to 2000. During part of that time, she served as Mayor Pro Tem.