Catherine Cutler Institute

Leslie Pohl

Administrative Specialist CL2
Leslie Pohl

Office Location

332F Wishcamper Center, Portland Campus




Since 2003, Leslie has provided high level administrative support to research projects across Catherine Cutler Institute program areas (Disability and Aging; Children,Youth and Families; and Justice Policy). She has assisted with managing and reconciling expenses for large multiyear budgets, coordinated a project team of 15+ staff and subcontractors, managed the development of marketing materials including brochures, banners, print and electronic newsletters, and videos, and updated websites.

She currently works with Maine Roads to Quality Early Care and Education Professional Development Network (PDN) supporting a team of statewide district coordinators who provide community embedded, high-quality technical assistance to child care providers in child care centers, family child care, Head Start, public preschool, out-of-school time, license-exempt settings, and nursery schools.  Prior to moving to Maine, she worked in Human Resources in the private sector in NYC.

Leslie enjoys hiking in the mountains, urban permaculture, meditation, and going on adventures (food related and other) with her family.

Areas of Expertise

MS Excel, budgets, editing, and coordinating activities.


Bachelor of Science, History, Minor in Computer Science, North Carolina State University