First African American female elected Mayor of Fitchburg, Wisconsin (1991-1993). First African American appointed by Governor Doyle to serve as Administrator of the Wisconsin Workers Compensation Division (2003-2011). First African American President of the International Association of Industrial Accidents Boards and Commissions (IAIABAC). (Founded in 1941, it is the premiere organization of workers compensation with members in the United States, Canada and Germany.) First African American woman to serve as Chair/President of the Madison Area Technical College, Madison, Wisconsin (2011 - 2013).