Leslie Gannon

  • Community Engagement Coordinator


Leslie Gannon is the Community Engagement Coordinator for the Public Policy Center at the University of Iowa. Her responsibilities include: coordinating and acting as academic liaison for the Forkenbrock Series on Public Policy committees for individual symposia and other events sponsored by the Public Policy Center; serving as event coordinator for the Forkenbrock Series on Public Policy including supervising the process of procuring facilities, food, and hotel accommodations; and creating and designing all materials including programs and marketing tools such as posters, flyers, postcards, and email messages promoting the Forkenbrock Series on Public Policy.

Leslie received her Bachelor’s of Business Administration from Iowa State University in 1990, with a major in Marketing and a minor in Journalism. She was the Public Relations/Event Coordinator with the UI College of Nursing for the past seven years, and Special Events Coordinator at the UI Foundation prior to that.  

Educational Background

  • B.A., Iowa State University, 1990