February - June 1991
Madeleine Kunin served for six years as Governor of Vermont, completing her tenure in office in January of 1991. She was the first woman in U.S. history to be elected Governor three times. During her tenure as Governor, Kunin realized significant achievements in the areas of the environment, education and children's services. She was chosen to chair the National Governors' Association Committee on Energy and the Environment and was vice chair of a special task force on Global Warming. Kunin co-chaired the Democratic National Convention's Platform Committee in 1988.
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