Craig Lehman


Born in Manheim, raised in Mount Joy, currently lives in Lancaster
Married, Two Children  


Master of Science in Policy Analysis, 1991
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, Pennsylvania

Bachelor of Science In Public Administration, 1989
Shippensburg University
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania

Graduate, Donegal High School, 1981
Mount Joy, Pennsylvania
Craig Lehman2



Lancaster County Commissioner, 2008-Present
Lancaster, Pennsylvania

● American Heart Association Board, Lancaster Branch, 2011-2013

Capital Resource Conservation and Development Area Council, 2010-2013

● Community Services of Organized Labor Board, 2008–Present

● County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania, Board Chair, 2016

● County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania, President, 2015

● County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania, 1st Vice President, 2014

● County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania, 2nd Vice President, 2013

● County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania, Community and Economic
 Development Committee, 2010-2013

EDC Finance Corporation of Lancaster County Board, 2008–Present

● Heritage Center of Lancaster County Board, 2008–2011

● Lancaster County Coalition to End Homelessness, Leadership Council, 2009 - 

● Lancaster County Conservation District Board, 2008–Present

● Lancaster County Workforce Investment Board, 2008–2011

Lancaster Housing Opportunity Partnership Board (ex-officio), 2008–Present

● National Association of Counties, Community and Economic Development
 Steering Committee, 2012-2014

● Partnership for Public Health in Lancaster County Board, 2010-Present

● PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency, Targeted Community Revitalization 
and Crime Prevention Advisory Committee, 2008–2011

● PA Democratic Caucus of County Commissioners, Chair, 2014-Present

● PA Democratic Caucus of County Commissioners, Vice Chair, 2010-2014

● PA Dutch Convention and Visitors Bureau Board, 2009

● Public Employee Retirement Commission, Municipal Pension Advisory 
Committee, 2010-2015

Budget Analyst, 1992-2007
Appropriations Committee
Pennsylvania House of Representatives,
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Research Analyst, 1991-1992
Pennsylvania House of Representatives,
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania


United States Navy
, 1981-1985
​Petty Officer Third Class

(Served overseas on the submarine tender U.S.S. Orion, AS-18, Homeport: Sardinia, Italy and onboard the supply ship U.S.S. San Diego, ASF-6, Homeport: Norfolk, Virginia)


Lancaster City Controller, 2006-2007
Lancaster, Pennsylvania

     City Board Appointments (ex-officio included):
  • Board of Trusts and Charities
  • Long’s Park Commission
  • Police Pension Board
  • Firefighters Pension Board
  • Non-Uniform Employees’ Pension Board

Lancaster City Council, 1998-2002

Finance Committee, Chair, 2000-2001

Community Development and Planning Committee, Chair, 1998-1999                           

     Appointments (ex-officio included):
  • Lancaster Recreation Commission, 2000-2001 (Serving Lancaster City and Lancaster Township)
  • Lancaster County Planning Commission, 1998-1999


Self Determination Matters Committee, 2016

Crispus Attucks Community Center
Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Helping Our Homeless Veterans Organizing Committee, 2013-2014
Lancaster, Pennsylvania

First United Methodist Church, Finance Committee, 2009-2013
Lancaster, Pennsylvania

First United Methodist Church, Upward Bound Basketball Referee, 2009
Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Lampeter-Strasburg School District, Local Tax Study Commission, 2006
Lampeter, Pennsylvania

Center City Neighborhood Enhancement Corporation Board, 2002-2006
Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Fivepoints Neighborhood Association, President, 2002-2003
Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Southeast Area Positive Image Action Group, Member, 1998-2006
Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Youth Basketball Referee, 1995-2002

Lancaster Recreation Commission
Lancaster Township and Lancaster City

Lancaster County Democratic Committee, Committeeperson
Elected 1994, 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010 & 2014
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

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