Patrick Lehman, PE

Senior Advisor

Patrick Lehman was appointed Executive Director of the Authority in 1997. Mr. Lehman has been with the Authority since 1992 when he first served as an Authority engineer. Before this, Mr. Lehman was Deputy Director of the City of Tampa Water Department. He has also worked in the private sector with a water/wastewater utility company and consulting engineering firms.

Mr. Lehman is an active member of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) having served on national committees and councils and has served as chair of the Florida Section of the AWWA. The AWWA has presented Mr. Lehman with the George Warren Fuller Award for distinguished service to the water supply field. The AWWA has also designated Mr. Lehman as a life member in recognition of over 30 years of cumulative membership. He is also a member of the Water Environment Federation, American Society of Civil Engineers, and American Water Resources Association.

Mr. Lehman has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from the University of Iowa and is a registered professional engineer in the state of Florida.