Donald P. Jehle, P.E.

Chairman (Retired)



Don serves as Chairman of the Board and as a valued advisor to the firm. Having retired from day-to-day business operations in late 2015, Don has taken his extensive experience and expertise to North Carolina where he serves as the primary point of contact and Project Manager for our operations based out of Cashiers, NC.


Auburn University

B.S. in Civil Engineering, 1973

M.S. in Environmental Engineering, 1974





Florida PE #33839

North Carolina PE #017960

FDEP Qualified Stormwater Management Inspector


Glenn P. Halstead, P.E.


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Glenn is the author of Wastewater Facilities Master Plan for Pace Water System's regional wastewater system Utility System's "Guideline Standards and Specifications for Wastewater Facilities" which included design standards and technical specifications for development compliance within franchise limits. He also is author of the Master Plan which included facilities evaluation for collection, transmission, treatment and disposal of wastewater for entire 100 square mile franchise area.


He recommended eight million dollar Phase I Regional Wastewater System; Project Manager and lead Design Engineer for the 1.0 MGD advanced tertiary wastewater treatment plant; evaluated ten treatment alternatives with selection of the more favorable based on present worth analysis; and responsible for design and permitting which included complete hydraulic and process design of the 1.0 MGD Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP). The WWTP includes redundant Class I facilities in accordance with the most recent Florida Department of Environmental Protection Standards.


Auburn University

B.S. in Civil Engineering, 1985





Florida PE #43970

FDEP Qualified Stormwater Management Inspector


D. Patrick Jehle, Jr., P.E.

Vice President / Operations Manager

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Patrick is responsible for general company operations and serves as a Project Manager for individual projects. His operations responsibilities include project coordination and scheduling, accounts payable and receivable and general company administration. As project manager he is responsible for project design, permitting, scheduling and budget control.


His technical experience includes detailed storm water master planning and modeling, linear roadway design, intersection design and signalization, and layout and design for industrial, commercial, and residential properties among other areas of expertise.



Georgia Institute of Technology

B.S. in Civil Engineering, 2005





Florida PE #71528

Alabama PE #32657

FDEP Qualified Stormwater Management Inspector



S. Gary Rutan, PLS

Surveying Manager

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Gary has been working in the surveying and mapping field since 1975 and is responsible for the management of jehle-halstead’s surveying department. He began his career in the Baton Rouge, Louisiana area while working on engineering, land surveying and Louisiana Department of Transportation projects such as the River Bend Nuclear Power Plant, retracements of French land grants, the local Mississippi River levee system, the West Bank Expressway in New Orleans and Interstate Highway 55 through Alexandria, Louisiana. Gary also attended junior college while in the area and completed senior level surveying courses at Louisiana State University. In 1984, he obtained his Louisiana Professional Land Surveyor license and the following year obtained the same license in both Alabama and Florida. Being a native Floridian, Gary relocated to the northwest Florida area in 1985 to continue his surveying career.


Gary has completed numerous projects including large and small scale topographic, boundary and construction control surveys combining conventional, GPS and photogrammetric surveying technologies, prepared geodetic surveys involving the Florida State Plane coordinate system, prepared surveys delineating Florida’s Mean High Water Line, surveys of portions of the Coastal Construction Control and Setback Lines, and subdivision plats for recording in the public records. Gary’s experience and knowledge has resulted in his being called as an expert witness in cases concerning land boundary disputes.




Tallahassee Community College

A.S. in Civil Engineering Technology, 1975





Florida PLS #4708

Alabama PLS #15155


1206 N. Palafox Street, Pensacola, Florida, 32501

Phone: (850) 994-9503


P.O. Box 624, Cashiers, North Carolina, 28717

Phone: (828) 743-6081


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