John Hall is the Texas State Director, Clean Energy with the Environmental Defense Fund where he works to increase the implementation of clean energy resources in Texas. Mr. Hall has managed projects as a senior consultant for the City of Houston, the Port Arthur Environmental Justice Initiative, City Public Service (now CPS Energy) in San Antonio, Austin Energy, and others. He worked closely with HARC on air quality issues during his tenure as Executive Director of the Texas Environmental Research Consortium.
Mr. Hall has a distinguished public service record, having served as Chairman of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission and the Texas Water Commission (now the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality). He was Deputy Commissioner at the Texas General Land Office and Senior Director for Conservation and Environmental Quality at the Lower Colorado River Authority.
Mr. Hall holds a Master of Public Administration from the LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor of Arts from Sam Houston State University.