Lesley is a retired library administrator, having returned to Thunder Bay where she grew up, after many years in Southern Ontario. She retired in 2011 as CEO of the Belleville Public Library and John M. Parrott Art Gallery, where she developed community partnerships with Quinte United Immigrant Services and the Community Advocacy and Legal Centre. Prior to Belleville, she was a senior manager at the Toronto Public Library and coordinated literary and cultural programming at the Toronto Reference Library. She is an active community volunteer and currently is a member of the Northwestern Grant Review Team for the Ontario Trillium Foundation as well as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Thunder Bay Community Foundation.
Regional Councillors Advisory Board
TVO's volunteer advisory board, comprising of committed individuals from various communities around Ontario, is an integral part of the organization's community outreach, helping to deliver TVO's educational message to citizens across the province and providing valuable feedback on TVO programs and services.