As the Regional Program Co-ordinator in Waterloo Region , Leslie is responsible for developing partnerships with school boards and schools in her region.  She is also responsible for supporting Volunteer Coach and Site Co-ordinator training, program implementation at schools, volunteer recruitment, fundraising and promotions. Leslie’s background is in elementary education. She was both a teacher and an administrator, retiring from the Waterloo Region District School Board in 2011. During the last few years, Leslie has been an active community leader with a focus in the City of Cambridge. She is currently serving on the Board of Directors for Kinbridge Community Association, and provides leadership to the Cambridge Mobilization Team. Talk to Leslie about the Letters, Sounds and Words program in Waterloo Region and Wellington County.