Shelia Stubbs attended Tougaloo College located in Tougaloo, Mississippi. Also, Jackson State University located in Jackson, Mississippi. In addition, she attended Mount Senario College located in Ladysmith, WI and Cardinal Stritch University located in Milwaukee, WI. She obtained a Bachelors of Science Degree in Criminal Justice Administration; Bachelors of Arts in Political Science; Masters of Science & Management. She was given the distinct honor of teaching all courses offered in the Bachelors of Criminal Justice Program at Mount Senario College. She was a member of the Who’s Who Among High School Students, National Dean List and graduated with Magna Cum Laude Honors.
Shelia Stubbs is extremely active in the community in providing leadership, mentoring and volunteer services. President of the Bridge/Lake Point Neighborhood Association Former First-Vice President of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People ; Madison Branch, Former 3rdVice-President of the WI State NAACP Conference of Branches, Former Youth Advisor for the Madison Youth Council of the NAACP, and WI Women of Colored,. She is a member of Madison Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She was the recipient of many community recognition and service awards. She received the Broadway-Simpson-Waunona Neighborhood Center, 5thAnnual Pride Festival Spirit Award, Friends of Joining Forces for Families Award, 100 Women in White, Genesis Social Services Corporation & The Black Women Expo Award; 100 Black Men of Madison Award, Eleanor Roosevelt Award, One of Wisconsin 44th Most Influential African-Americans, Speaker for One Heart’s Peace Grows Program 2017, Speaker at the Dane County Restorative Community Court, 2nd Annual Appreciation Event 2017, Recipient of the Community Award from the Madison Metropolitan Chapter of the Links, Inc 2017.
Mrs. Stubbs is very excited about her political career. She was elected as the Dane County Board of Supervisor, District 23-South Madison on April 18, 2006-current. Also, she is a candidate for WI State Assembly, District 77 which represents the South and West parts of the City of Madison. On May 6, 2008 she served as the Chair of the Health and Human Needs Committee until 2012. She was elected at Second Vice-Chair of the Dane County Board of Supervisors for 2016-2018 terms. Her current Dane County Committee assignments are the following: Personnel & Finance Committee; , UW-Extension Committee, Chair; Racial Disparities Sub-Committee, Co-Chair; Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Board of Directors; The Tamara D. Grigsby Office of Equity and Inclusion Advisory Board; Alliant Energy Center Comprehensive Master Plan Oversight Committee; Shelia has Mentored a High School student for the Dane County Youth and Governance Program for several years, former committees: Executive Committee; Racial Equity Analysis Subcommittee; Monona Terrace Board of Directors; Land Conservation Committee; Alliant Energy Center Commission; Co-Chair; South Madison Fresh Market Project Team Committee; Alliant Energy Center Strategic Design Study Committee; Alliant Energy Center Master Oversight Committee; Poverty Commission; Public Protection & Judiciary Alternatives to Arrest and Incarceration Work Group; Chair of the Judicial & Public Safety Steering Committee; Former Wisconsin Counties Association Board of Director and Chair of the Judicial & Public Safety Steering Committee, Secretary-National Association of Counties (NACo) Women of NACo; National Association of Counties Justice and Public Safety Steering Committee; Vice- President of Law Enforcement Sub-Committee for the National Association of Counties Justice and Public Safety Steering Committee.
She has served on countless committees/boards: Long Term Care, Area Agency on Aging, Affordable Housing Trust Funds, Human Service Board, Alliant Energy, Health/Human Needs, Youth Commission, and Women’s Issues. She volunteers countless hours to the community, organizations and neighborhoods. She has been credited for empowering and constant commitment to the ministry. As a result, she created the Women of Excellence Ministries.
She received numerous honors, certificates and awards. She was the 2004 W.E. B. DuBois Advocates Award Recipient for the Madison Branch NAACP. She was “MISS NAACP” 1992 at Tougaloo College. She chartered, NAACP Madison Youth Council in 2003. She is a Special Education Teacher for the Madison Metropolitan School District. She is a Former Adjunct Professor for Mount Senario College. Also, a Former Senior Probation/Parole Agent at the Department of Corrections, Division of Community Corrections and Madison-area Urban Ministry, Mentoring Connections Program, as a Match Support Specialist.
She is definitely a Trailblazer. She was elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly in August 2018 and will become the first African American to represent Dane County in the legislature when she takes office in January, 2019. She was the First African American Woman to chair a Dane County standing committee and to hold the leadership positions of vice chair of the Board. She was the first African American Woman to serve on the Wisconsin Counties Association Board of Directors; to chair a Wisconsin Counties Association Steering Committee and Chair the Judicial and Public Safety Steering Committee; and to serve on a National Association of Counties Committee representing Wisconsin. She is the First African-American Women to Serve as Secretary to Women of the National Association of Counties, and the First African American Woman representing WI as the Vice-Chair the Law Enforcement.
She is assigned the following WI Assembly Committees for 2019-2021 Term: Colleges & Universities Committee, State Affairs Committee, Insurance Committee, Corrections Committee, Criminal Justice & Public Safety Committee, and Tourism Committee.
She was ordained on May 26, 2013 at End Time Ministries International under the leadership of Bishop Godfrey A. Stubbs. She is the beautiful wife of Bishop Godfrey A. Stubbs and the mother of Aquila. Also, she is a Co-Founder of the End Time Ministries International Church in Madison, WI.