Steve Leitman, B.S. M.S. PhD.

Steve Leitman has extensive experience working on transboundary water issues for federal, state and non-governmental organizations both in the U.S. and internationally in both policy and technical support roles. He has worked in the government sector and in the private sector, and has nearly 30 years experience working on comprehensive water issues involving the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin to establish a Tri-State Water Compact. Towards this end, he has been involved in water modeling to facilitate allocation formulas, as well as hands-on work with endangered aquatic species. Mr. Leitman spent several years working on water issues in Eastern Europe under the auspices of the German Marshall Fund. He has also taught under-graduate and graduate level classes at Florida State University since 2001 in the area of river basin management. He has published multiple papers on transboundary water issues. He is a certified mediator.


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Randall Denker, B.A., J.D.

Randall Denker is an environmental attorney with 30 years of experience in all aspects of environmental litigation and environmental issues including surface and ground water pollution, dredge and fill violations, marina siting, sewage treatment, rockpit mining, water consumption and management, wetlands delineation and protection, endangered species, aquatic preserves, industrial pollution, hazardous and toxic waste, landfill siting, earthen dam siting, fish kills, electrical power plant and powerline siting, point and non-point source pollution, navigational and riparian cases, accretion and reliction, solid waste, recycling and reclamation, marine and wetland restoration, paper mill discharges, leaking underground gasoline tanks, aerial pesticide spraying, environmental inverse condemnation, stormwater runoff, flooding, Comprehensive Plan growth management & land use cases.

Randall Denker has worked as both a government attorney and a private attorney, within the state and federal court systems and in the administrative law system. Denker has also taught classes as a guest lecturer at numerous universities, had publications in law journals and elsewhere, has helped municipalities and counties craft environmental and land use laws, has served on numerous boards, and has served as a mediator for Florida State University’s mock negotiations on river basin conflicts, as well as working internationally with NATO in Kazakhstan and Morocco. Denker is listed in Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the Law,Who's Who of Emerging Leaders, Who's Who in International Women, and International Directory of Distinguished Leadership. Denker can speak and read English, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, modern Hebrew, modern Greek and Mandarin Chinese. She is a certified scuba diver.