Lesley joined CHP’s Utility Programs team as a consultant in 2019 after spending nine years with the Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) in Charlottesville, Virginia, where she was Executive Director. Lesley is a nonprofit professional whose expertise is in the operations of an energy alliance–specifically in working with utility programs. She has held many leadership and communications roles with nonprofits including The Thomas Jefferson Foundation (Monticello), the GreenBlue Institute, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Lesley’s board and committee roles include the Dominion Energy Virginia EnergyShare Customer Advisory Board, the Virginia Energy Efficiency Council, the Charlottesville Affordable Housing Committee, and the Multifamily Energy Efficiency Coalition. She has a B.A. from Randolph-Macon Woman’s College.