About the District 2 Councilmember
Leslie was born into a military family and spent her first eight years living on military bases until her family was transferred to North Carolina, where she grew up. She attended St. Mary’s School, Goldsboro High School, and East Carolina University.
Leslie was first elected to the Chamblee City Council in 2007 and re-elected in 2011. Since assuming office, she has been an advocate for the improvement of customer service at City Hall, working to help make the city run professionally and efficiently. To increase her knowledge and effectiveness as a public servant, Leslie has logged over 200 hours of credit in State and Local Government Public Policy & Practices Seminars – sponsored by the Georgia Municipal Association and conducted by the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia.
During Leslie's tenure she has served as a Chamblee Downtown Development Authority Board Member and was instrumental in it’s founding and the founding of the Public Art Commission. She also is very active in the Huntley Hills Neighborhood Association. Leslie and her husband Jim have been together for over 29 years and are proud residents of Chamblee for nearly two decades.