Michael White - Board Member
P.O. Box 522 Saipan, MP 96950
English, Chamorro, and some French and German
Married to Rosario Camacho White, January 27, 1973; five children and three grandchildren.
Attorney at Law, in private practice since 1975.
Member of Honour, FIBA Oceania, 2003-present.
Member, Central Board, International Basketball Federation (FIBA), 1998-2002.
Vice-President, Oceania Basketball Confederation (now FIBA Oceania), 1989-97.
Member, OBC / FIBA Oceania Management Committee, 1997-2001 and 2005-present.
President, 2003-present, Director, 1998-present, and Vice-President, 2001-2002, Northern Mariana Islands Amateur Sports Association and National Olympic Committee.
Member, South Pacific Games Council, 2003-present.
Chef de Mission, Northern Mariana Islands team, 2003 South Pacific Games, 2005 South Pacific Mini-Games, 2006 Micronesian Games, and 2007 South Pacific Games.
Co-founder, Basketball Association of the Northern Mariana Islands (formerly known as Saipan Amateur Basketball Association), 1980. BANMI Secretary-Treasurer, 1980-present.
Head coach, Northern Mariana Islands men's national basketball team, First Oceania Basketball Confederation Tournament, Fiji, 1981.
FIBA Oceania-certified Level 3 (Oceania) referee, 1983-present (now inactive at international level). Officiated at every OBC/FIBA Oceania and South Pacific Games tournament from 1983 to 2001, as well as numerous national and regional tournaments.
Chief of Officials and Rules Interpreter for BANMI, 1983-2002;
Rules Interpreter, NMI Referees Association, 2007.
Player in local, regional, and university intramural leagues, 1956-1979. Honors included league Most Valuable Player award, Saipan Island-Wide Men's League, 1972.
Member of Northern Mariana Islands menís national basketball team, Sixth South Pacific Games, Fiji, 1979 (first international basketball competition for a team representing the Northern Mariana Islands).
CNMI Foster Parent of the Year, 1996.
CNMI Public Service Volunteer Award, 2005.
Member, Advisory Board, KRNM-FM (public radio for the Northern Mariana Islands), 1995-2003.
Member, Governor's Advisory Committee on Compensation, 1995-96.
Member, 1980-98, and Chair, 1980-81, 1984-88, 1989-90, and 1993-94, Board of Trustees, Northern Marianas Retirement Fund/Workers= Compensation Commission. (Chair, Investment Committee, 1996-98).
Co-founder (1980) and President (numerous terms), Northern Marianas Bar Association.