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President Obama Announces New Appointee to United States Holocaust Memorial Council

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Leslie Meyers as a member of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council.

Leslie Meyers is program coordinator at the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity, a position she has held since 2005. From 2000 to 2002, she was director of marketing at Gear magazine. Prior to joining Gear, she was a talent manager at Propaganda Management in Los Angeles. She was a development executive at Western International Communications in Los Angeles in 1996. She also worked as an assistant to a creative executive at Touchstone Pictures from 1992 to 1993 and as production secretary on the television show Davis Rules at Carsey-Werner Productions from 1991 to 1992. She began her career as a junior talent manager at Addis-Wechsler Management in Los Angeles. Ms. Meyers received a BA in film studies from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

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