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Portrait artist , Psychologist

Leslie M. Ficcaglia, American psychologist, portrait artist. Certified school psychologist. Recipient Outstanding Service award Cumberland County Board Freeholders, 1991; Environmental Protection Agency Region 2 Environmental Quality award Individuals, 2003.


Ficcaglia, Leslie M. was born on October 3, 1943 in Huntington, New York, United States. Daughter of Sewall M. and L. Lillian (Bartok) Pastor.


Bachelor in Psychology, New York University, 1965. Master of Arts in Psychology, Western Washington University, Bellingham, 1971. Certified school psychologist, Rowan College, Glassboro, New Jersey, 1984.


Clinical psychologist, Eastern Diagnostic and Evaluation Center, Philadelphia, 1968;staff clinical psychologist, Vineland (New Jersey) State School, 1970-1974;staff psychologist, Cumberland County Hospital, Hopewell Township, New Jersey, 1974-1981;school psychologist, Downe Township Board Education, Newport, New Jersey, since 1981;portrait artist, Minnamuska Creek Studio, Port Elizabeth, New Jersey, since 1995. Grantswriter Downe Township Board Education, since 1990.


  • Certified school psychologist.


  • Other Work

    • Development ecotourism website. Author newspaper articles.


Member Maurice River Township Planning Board, 1979-1998, chair, 1990-1998. Member Cumberland County Planning Board, Bridgeton, New Jersey, 1982-2006, vice chair, 1988-2006. Member New Jersey State Pinelands Commission, New Lisbon, since 1996.

Trustee Association New Jersey Environmental Communications, Mendham, 1995-1999, advisory board, since 2000. Trustee Citizens United to Protect the Maurice River and Its Tributaries, since 1999. Member Delaware Bayshore advisory board Nature Conservancy, since 1998.

Founding chairman Riverfront Renaissance Center Arts, Millville, New Jersey, board director, 1999-2004. Member of Portrait Society of America, National Association School Psychologists, New Jersey Planning Official, Phi Delta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: land use planning, environmental issues.


Married Anthony W. Ficcaglia, November 4, 1968. Children: Jeremy Clinton, Linnet Kyung.

Sewall M. Pastor

L. Lillian (Bartok) Pastor

Anthony W. Ficcaglia

Jeremy Clinton Ficcaglia

Linnet Kyung Ficcaglia