VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT: ELIZABETH DUNCAN KOONTZadmin2020-02-07T13:34:34-05:00
THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
Elizabeth “Libby” Duncan Koontz
June 3, 1919 – January 6, 1989
First African American to be appointed president of the National Education Association (1967). U.S. Department of Labor. First African American to serve as the director of the Women’s Bureau. Deputy assistant secretary for Labor Employment Standards. United States delegate to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.