Additionally, during her tenure as mayor, Greenville completed major infrastructure projects, and involved the community in numerous health and wellness initiatives throughout the city; focusing on local health, wellness, and women’s issues. She also served as an advocate, speaking out against domestic violence, unfair legislation and labor practices in the State of Mississippi.
Mrs. Toney has been responsible for protecting public health and the environment in the eight southeastern states, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Mississippi, South Carolina and Tennessee, as well as six federally recognized tribes; making Region 4 the most populated and diverse of ten regions. In addition, she led efforts to maintain and enhance the quality of work life for Region 4’s approximately 1,000 employees while effectively managing a budget of more than $500 million. As Regional Administrator for the southeastern United States, she focused on advancing the Administration's priorities of protecting public health and the environment, including: making a visible difference in communities across the country; addressing climate change and improving air quality; protecting water; a precious and limited resource; launching a new era of state, tribal and local partnerships; and working toward a sustainable future.