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  • 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


  • Lancaster County Commissioner (2008-Present)
    • Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Board, Committee and Council Appointments: 

  • Capital Resource Conservation and Development Area Council (2010-Present)
  • Community Services of Organized Labor Board (2008–Present)
  • Community and Economic Development Committee, County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania (2010-Present)
  • EDC Finance Corporation of Lancaster County Board (2008–Present)
  • Heritage Center of Lancaster County Board (2008–Present)
  • Lancaster County Conservation District Board (2008–Present)
  • Lancaster County Workforce Investment Board (2008–Present)
  • Lancaster Housing Opportunity Partnership Board (2008–Present)
  • Targeted Community Revitalization and Crime Prevention Advisory Committee,    Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (2008–2011)
  • Pennsylvania Dutch Convention and Visitors Bureau Board (2009)
  • Municipal Pension Advisory Committee, Public Employee Retirement Commission (2010-Present)
  • 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 (Italy) and onboard the supply ship U.S.S. San Diego (Norfolk, Virginia)


  • Lancaster City Controller (2006-2007)
    • Lancaster, Pennsylvania

City Board Appointments (exofficio) included:


  • Board of Trusts and Charities
  • Long’s Park Commission
  • Police Pension Board
  • Firefighters Pension Board
  • Non-Uniform Employees Pension Board
  • Lancaster City Council (1998-2001)
  • Chair of the Finance Committee (2000-2001)
  • Chair of Community Development and Planning Committee (1998-1999)


Appointments (exofficio) included:

  • Lancaster Recreation Commission (2000-2001)

(Serving Lancaster City and Lancaster Township)

  • Lancaster County Planning Commission (1998-1999)


  • Finance Committee, First United Methodist Church (2009-Present)
    • Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • Upward Bound Basketball Referee, First United Methodist Church (2009)
    • Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • Lampeter-Strasburg School District Local Tax Study Commission (2006)
    • Lampeter, Pennsylvania
  • Board Member and Neighborhood Committee Chair (2002-2006)
    • Center City Neighborhood Enhancement Corporation
    • Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • Member, Southeast Area Positive Image Action Group (1998-2006)
    • Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • President, Fivepoints Neighborhood Association (2002-2003)
    • Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • Youth Basketball Referee (1995-2002)
    • Lancaster Recreation Commission
    • Lancaster Township and Lancaster City

Craig Lehman's official page can be found here.