West Valley/Mt. Communities Field Deputy & Caseworker
Leah Cohen was born in London and grew up in New Jersey and Southern California. She attended Raritan Valley Community College and Rutgers University before moving to the San Fernando Valley.
She began to work at the District Office in 2015. Leah is a Field Deputy responsible for constituent services and community outreach in the West Valley and Mountain areas.
Prior to joining Supervisor Sheila Kuehl’s team, Leah worked as an aide at ARC of Somerset County, a nonprofit dedicated to serving children and adults with developmental disabilities. She found her passion: working to ensure that all citizens can access the resources needed to succeed.
Leah has a long history of volunteering in her local communities, including senior centers, animal shelters, and bereavement support groups. She is an advocate for the homeless population, teens struggling with mental health issues, and animal adoption.
Leah enjoys cooking, crafting and discovering new hiking trails in Los Angeles County with her husband and their two dogs.