Lee LedesmaUtilities Finance and Administrative Manager
City of Aspen
Lee Ledesma, Utilities Finance and Administrative Manager for the City of Aspen, has more than 38 years of managerial experience with 28 of those years in the Water and Electric utility industry. Lee was the project lead for both the Roaring Fork Watershed Regional Water Efficiency Plan and the City of Aspen Municipal Water Efficiency Plan. She has over 10 years’ experience in water and electric rate setting and is currently project manager for the 2017/2018 City of Aspen’s Cost-of-Service rate study for both the water and electric utility. Lee is part of the project team for the Aspen Water Utility’s M36 Water Audit and Loss Control program currently in progress. Lee is also the Emergency Support Function (ESF) Lead for Section 12—Energy and Public Utilities—with the Pitkin County Emergency Management team. Lee led the efforts for a grant from the Colorado Water Conservation Board for the newly adopted Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance that is currently in a pilot phase until mid-2018 and was adopted by City Council in May of 2017. Lee holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and participates in national and state organizations that focus on the water and electric industry, rate setting, utilities technology, and efficiency and conservation programs.