Name: Leslie Bryant (she/her/hers)
Job Title: Improvement consultant
Years of Service: 16
Worksite: KGH and home
Community: Kelowna/Lake Country
Ancestral Territory: Syilx Nation
Favourite Quote / Advice to live by: “I am a part of all that I have met.” – Alfred Lord Tennyson
Meet Leslie Bryant, a dynamic and versatile individual passionate about sports, research and community engagement. Born in Edmonton and raised in rural B.C., including a farm on Secwépemc Nation territory, she now resides on a small organic farm in Lake Country, overlooking the beautiful Okanagan Lake on Syilx Nation territory.
Leslie’s diverse experiences range from moonlighting as a writer for Backroad Mapbooks to running an Airbnb, proving herself to be a true jack-of-all-trades. She also has served as a ski patroller and held a role as a minor official in the NBA, highlighting her love for physical activity. Whether it’s golf, skiing, pickleball or hiking, Leslie is always active. Additionally, she actively supports her three kids’ various sports such as hockey, baseball, volleyball, basketball, and track and field.
It’s no surprise that Leslie describes herself as “a sporty busy mom of three beautiful smart kids.”