“Kitsap County is my home. I grew up here and we raised our children here. My goal as an elected official is to provide a strong progressive voice for my community, advocating for affordable housing, ethical responsibility and working hard for the citizens of Kitsap County.”
Leslie has worked in public service in Kitsap County for over 20 years. Since being elected to the Bremerton City Council in 2011, she has served in leadership as the vice-president of the Bremerton City Council and on virtually all of the council committees including: Finance, Public Safety & Parks, and Audit. Leslie also serves as a board member on Kitsap Transit, Kitsap Community Resources, Kitsap Cencom 911, and Kitsap Regional Coordinating Council.
These are unprecedented times. There are too many working class families here in Kitsap County living paycheck to paycheck who are struggling to make ends meet. We are seeing firsthand how our most vulnerable communities have been impacted and we as a society need to ensure that we do better for the next generation.
“Challenging times, call for proven leadership. As we focus on keeping our families healthy and communities safe, we are seeing the devastating economic impacts of this pandemic. We need experienced leaders In Washington State. With my experience as a four-term Bremerton City councilwoman, an advocate, , I know I am ready”
Most of Leslie’s adult life has been focused on supporting kids and families. Leslie worked in campus security for many years in the Bremerton School District, and she knows firsthand about the challenges facing kids and families here in our community.
“We need elected officials who have experience working hard for our community, with integrity, and passion. We are dealing with very challenging times and there is work to be done.”