Leslie Kahn, AIA is a registered architect and is LEED-certified. She serves as Facilities Program Manager for the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts and works with the Design Excellence Program of the General Services Administration (GSA), providing the opportunity to achieve high-quality design for high-performance buildings while incorporating art in architecture. She has also worked in private sector architecture firms and has received awards for her work on historic preservation projects. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts and Architecture from the Rhode Island School of Design. A resident of Montgomery County, Leslie is also a working artist selling and exhibiting primarily watercolor paintings of nature and wildlife.