Bob Hall, ChairBob Hall recently retired after 19 years as general manager / CEO of Ark Valley Electric Cooperative which is headquartered in South Hutchinson. Electric cooperatives are rural utilities owned and governed by the consumers they serve. In that capacity he served on several boards and committees of industry groups such as KEC and KEPCo.
Mr. Hall also has experience with the old K-N Energy Gas Company, in their rate department for six years.
In his early utility career he worked eight years as a staff member for the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission, a regulatory body similar to the Kansas Corporation Commission.
Hall graduated from the University of South Dakota, in 1966, with a bachelor of science in business administration. Mr. Hall and his wife, Sue, have two daughters and three grandsons. Sue is development director for the Trinity Catholic High School in Hutchinson.