January 26, 2011 20:25 Age: 3 yrs

IN BRIEF: Fleming New EPA Administrator

Gwen Keyes Fleming 93L was named the new Southeast regional administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency by President Barack Obama. She announced her resignation as DeKalb County district attorney on Sept. 1 and began her new job on Sept. 7. As administrator, Fleming oversees eight states, including Georgia, and six tribal nations.

Fleming was the first African-American and first woman district attorney in DeKalb County. She was honored with Emory Law’s Distinguished Alumni Award in 2007.

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