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Southern Nevada Water Authority

Philip Speight
Assistant General Manager

Phil Speight

Philip Speight is the assistant general manager for the Southern Nevada Water Authority and the Las Vegas Valley Water District.

Speight previously served as deputy general manager of administration. 

Prior to joining the Las Vegas Valley Water District and the Southern Nevada Water Authority, Speight served 19 years as city manager of the City of Henderson, Nevada. During his tenure with Henderson, Speight was one of the original partners who helped create the Water Authority in 1991.

Speight has been active in the Southern Nevada community, serving on various boards and commissions. He currently is the organizationís representative for Southern Nevada Strong and the Southern Nevada Regional Planning Coalition Technical Committee, is a member of the Colorado River Water Users Association, and is a trustee on the Henderson Community Foundation Board.

Speight is a graduate of San Jose State University in California with a B.A. and M.A. He has been a resident of Nevada for more than 30 years.