Weyling White is a proud native of Ahoskie, a small rural town located in eastern North Carolina. Born and raised in Ahoskie, Weyling left to attend college and returned back to Ahoskie to bring change to his community. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from Winston-Salem State University, and he obtained his Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management from the University of Phoenix.
Weyling joined the Roanoke Chowan Community Health Center in 2013, as the Director of Hertford Health Access which has led to hundreds of patients receiving free or reduced health care services throughout Eastern North Carolina, as well as, improving the health outcomes of many of these vulnerable patients. In this role, he also established the TRIP program which has allowed many chronically ill patients in his community to access free rides to medical appointments and other resources.
While working to provide access to care for the uninsured population, Weyling was also instrumental in founding numerous initiatives surrounding social drivers of health, youth wellness, and health equity. He has served on the Board of Directors for Care Share Health Alliance, while also serving as Co-Chair of the Collaborative Network Committee. In 2017, Weyling took on the role as the RCCHC’s Practice Administrator and has continued to remain committed to community partnerships as he is the current Co-Chair of the Hertford Health Maintenance Alliance.
In 2019, Weyling made history as he was elected as Ahoskie’s first African American Mayor. Weyling is a graduate of the Rural Economic Development Institute with the NC Rural Center, as well as, a Leadership North Carolina Class XXVI graduate, and is a current Bernstein Health Leadership Fellow. He has a strong passion for health equity, social justice, and rural health.