Paul Lehmann grew up in Saskatchewan, Canada and completed a Physical Education degree from La Sierra University. His graduate education is from Loma Linda University in Public Health and from the University of Colorado in Experiential Education. A 43-year teaching career began in 1975 at Burman University during which Paul served as chair and professor of the Outward Pursuits Department developing the program plus numerous government-approved degrees within Outward Pursuits. As of Sept 1, 2018, he claimed semi-retirement from the University.
He is the coordinator for Collegiate Advocates for Better Living (CABL) for all the Adventist Universities and Colleges in the NAD, holding this post for 19 years. He also serves on the NAD Health Advisory Committee.
Paul is an educator who loves the energy and passion of young people who want to serve the Adventist church. Paul and his wife DonnaLee have led numerous development trips worldwide, not only in the area of service learning and development, but to show young adults how God is blessing the growing Adventist church.
He enjoys learning, hiking, climbing, canoeing, photography, travel and adventure activities, health education as well as working with and teaching others how to help underserved populations. Paul and DonnaLee give presentations on topics of health, team building, leadership, service learning, and experiential learning. Paul and DonnaLee have three adult children and three grandchildren.