US Coast Guard
Leslie is a retired law enforcement officer with NYPD and NYPD POPPA. Initially trained in CISM by Pete Volkmann in the 1990's, she's now employed by US Coast Guard as Employee Assistance and CISM Coordinator. She trains and leads teams of active duty members who deploys to disasters and coordinates local calls for her agency. Currently an ICISF GRIN Instructor, Leslie has taught classes to "Coasties" on the East Coast and occasionally assists other organizations. She is a core group of Coast Guard that believes CISM is a tool that can build resilience when part of a multi-component system.