Joanne Dahme retired in September of 2019 after working at the Philadelphia Water Department for forty years, leading the Public Affairs Division during that time. Joanne holds a B.C.E. degree in Civil Engineering from Villanova University and an M.J. in Journalism and a Masters in Creative Writing, both from Temple University. As a founding member of TTF, Joanne has worked tirelessly to advocate for our watershed’s people, communities, and wildlife, serving as an active and enthusiastic Board member representing PWD for many years. Joanne recently launched Mayfly Communications, a professional service that specializes in public engagement, education and communications around environmental policies and regulatory challenges with a focus on water resources.