Elissa Leonard

Former Producer/Writer, Innovation Series at Thirteen/WNET

Elissa Leonard

Elissa Leonard

Former Producer/Writer, Innovation Series at Thirteen/WNET

Biography

Elissa Leonard is a filmmaker. She is currently an executive producer on Bruce Beresford’s film Ladies In Black, a comedy based on the popular Australian novel The Women in Black by Madeleine St. John.

Elissa produced directed and co-wrote the feature film Sally Pacholok, based on the true story of an ER nurse who takes on the medical establishment when she uncovers an epidemic of misdiagnosis. The film stars actress Annet Mahendru (from The Americans on FX) and it premiered at the 2015 DC Independent Film festival where it was voted Best Feature.

Elissa was previously a producer/writer at WNET-TV Channel Thirteen's Innovation series, the Senior Story Editor at National Geographic Television's Explorer series, and a producer at The Educational Film Center's Powerhouse and Give and Take series.

Elissa is the Chair of the Board of Managers of the Chevy Chase Village municipal government, a member of the Board of Trustees of Levine Music, on the Board of Directors of the Chevy Chase Historical Society, and on the Advisory Board of the DC Independent Film Festival. She is married to Jay Powell and they have three adult children.

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Co-Founder at Levine School of Music

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Founder at Levine School of Music

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Levine School of Music

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Chair at Board of Governors of The Federal Reserve System

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Vice President/Gen.Counsel at Levine School of Music

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President at Polinger Shannon & Luchs Co.

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Former Employee at Nurturing Minds, Inc.

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Member, Board of Trustees at Levine School of Music

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Member, Board of Trustees at Levine School of Music

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Executive Director (Thru) at National League of Cities

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The Federal Reserve Board of Governors is the main governing body of the Federal Reserve System. It is charged with overseeing the 12 District Reserve Banks and with helping implement national monetary policy.

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Senior Story Editor, Explorer Series
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Producer/Writer, Innovation Series
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Producer, Powerhouse & Give & Take Series
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