Leslie Ford Weber to lead Montgomery County Campus

Leslie Ford Weber has been appointed director of the Montgomery County Campus and of Government & Community Affairs for Montgomery County.

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Weber had been serving as the interim executive director of the Montgomery County Campus since October 2013 and as director of Government and Community Affairs for Suburban Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, since July 2011.

In her new role, Weber will oversee theĀ Montgomery County CampusĀ and represent both the university and the health system in their interactions with county elected officials, businesses, and other external organizations.

Weber currently serves as vice chair of the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce's Economic Development Committee, secretary of the Montgomery Business Development Corp., and treasurer of Montgomery Women. She is a past chairwoman of the Greater Bethesda–Chevy Chase Chamber of Commerce and graduated from Leadership Montgomery's Core program in 2007.

Weber succeeds Elaine Amir, who retired in September 2013 after serving nearly 17 years as executive director.