executive director, Food for Free
Leslie was the executive director of the Cambridge Civic Association from 1992 to 1994 and a member of its board of directors from 1996 to 1998. More recently, from 1996 to 2003 Leslie was the director of the Threshold Program, a comprehensive, non-degree program at Lesley University for young adults with diverse learning disabilities. A graduate of Harvard College, Leslie earned his Master's Degree in the Management of Human Services at the Heller School at Brandeis University. Leslie also is the president of the board of directors of the Wellmet Project, a non-profit agency in Cambridge that provides transitional housing and counseling services for mentally ill adults.