Leanna Landsmann

Leanna Landsmann, a nationally recognized writer and editor, spent 40 years in children’s magazine and book publishing in New York City. She was founding president of TIME Magazine For Kids and wrote a weekly column, A+ Advice. for United Features. She served on Presidential Commissions. She launched “Principal for a Day” in New York City’s 1100 public schools and co-founded PENCIL (Public Education Needs Civic Involvement in Learning).

She was four-term Board Chair of Greatschools and served on the boards of Girls Clubs of America (Girls, Inc.); U.S. Fund for UNICEF; Jupiter inlet Lighthouse and Museum and Canandaigua Lake Watershed Alliance. She was co-chair, Scripps Florida Council and is a member of the Wilkes Honors College Advisory Council. She is a founding board member of Sustainable PBC. She serves on LMC’s Executive, Education, Finance, Governance, and Development Committees.