Emily Leslie is a Registered Nurse with 30 years experience in health care.  She has experience in emergency care, endoscopy, community nursing, hospital bed utilization and quality improvement.  

Emily has also played key roles in supporting strategic planning and integrations within the health system, including supporting planning and the development of the Sharbot Lake Family Health Team and, in her past role as a board member at Hotel Dieu Hospital, advising on the implementation of the integration with Kingston General Hospital to form the Kingston Health Sciences Centre.

Her role evolved after integration and she is currently a serving member of the KHSC Board of Directors. Emily has also served as a member of the Partnership Council of KHSC, as Vice Chair of the Hotel Dieu Board and Chair of its Ethics, Mission and Values Committee and served on the board of CCAC prior to its integration into the LHIN.

Emily is interested in mental health and addictions in both the local Kingston area and the broader community. She lives in Kingston, is married, and has six children and ten grandchildren.