Leila is a life-long resident of Transcona with a passion for supporting and working with local businesses and community organizations. She grew up in Transcona, attending the French Immersion program and graduating from College Pierre Elliot Trudeau in 1996. She purchased her first home in the community and has raised her son, Braeden here. She has volunteered at her son’s school, helped raise money to build the Sir Winston Churchill Park just off Edmond Gale and sat on the board of directors for the Transcona Sea Cadets for many years.
Leila’s background in the non-profit sector includes fundraising and communications positions with the Children’s Wish Foundation, the Kidney Foundation of Canada, Manitoba, and the ALS Society of Manitoba. For the last 18 months, she has also held the role of Director of Operations at Park City West Community Centre, developing significant skills as a business manager, team leader, and community liaison.
Leila can be reached at email@example.com or by phone at 204-222-8566