Leslie has been a veterinary technician since 2003. She is passionate about helping four legged family members live a long and healthy life through advocating the importance of preventive care. She graduated from Pima Medical Institute in Mesa, AZ, and has been practicing ever since. Leslie moved to Grand Junction in the summer of 2019 and has 6 dogs, all of which go hiking and mountain climbing with her. She likes to play outdoors and is very committed to an active and fit lifestyle. She has a boyfriend as well as a teenage son, who currently plays football in high school. They like to explore the Colorado 14ers and hike unknown trails. Leslie also enjoys reaching out to the community and supporting the Colorado parks and wildlife through hunting, fishing, camping, and volunteering.