Dave Salley

Dave Salley

Technical Coordinator

Dave Salley is the Technical Coordinator for the Lancaster Clean Water Partners. There, he identifies opportunities for efficient and effective best management practices (BMPs) at a watershed-scale as well as facilitating collaborative efforts to accomplish water quality improvements associated with those BMPs. Dave serves as a key leader for leveraging collective grant dollars, pushing permit processes, outreaching to landowners, tracking and verifying groundwork of partner organizations, and establishing landowner agreements to accomplish these priority projects.

Previously, Dave worked at the Borough of Mount Joy for five years as the Assistant Public Works Director, Stormwater Coordinator, and Building Codes Official. He was responsible for the borough’s MS4 program, including obtaining grants for conservation implementation. In addition, Dave organized and managed the borough’s stormwater system, plan-reviewed future and retrofitted developments, and adhered to the borough, zoning, and SALDO ordinances. 

Before that, he was a land surveyor technician for Herbert, Rowland, and Grubic (HRG Inc.) where he performed boundary, topographical, wetland, ALTA (American Land Title Association), and construction surveys. He has worked throughout Pennsylvania and New York. 

He has an A.A. in Drafting and Design from Keystone Technical Institute and is currently enrolled at Southern New Hampshire University to obtain his B.S. in Environmental Science focusing on Conservation and Natural Resources. 

Dave lives in Elizabethtown with his wife and daughter. He enjoys hiking, camping, music, sports, and spending time with his family and friends.

You can reach Dave at dsalley@lancastercleanwaterpartners.com or 717-847-3203.