In September 2010, Gwendolyn Keyes Fleming was appointed by President Barack Obama as the U.S. EPA's Region 4 Regional Administrator/Southeast Region, in turn becoming the first African American to hold this position in Region 4. However, garnering this position is not the first time Keyes FlSeming has made history.
Keyes Fleming took office as the DeKalb County (Ga.) District Attorney in January 2005, making her the first African-American and first woman ever to serve in this post. As DeKalb's DA, her staff prosecuted approximately 11,000 felony cases annually. She also managed and trained approximately 45 attorneys, more than 55 support personnel and administered a $12 million budget.
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