H. Dale Hall
Chief Executive Officer
H. Dale Hall joined America's leading wetlands and waterfowl conservation group, Ducks Unlimited, as its CEO in April of 2010. A former director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (2005-2009), Hall is widely respected as a visionary conservationist and one of the country's most effective wildlife professionals.
During Hall's 31-year career with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), he served in numerous roles at field offices, regional, and national levels. As director, he was responsible for approximately 7,500 USFWS employees working out of the national headquarters and nine regional offices. Before joining the USFWS in 1978, Hall spent four years in the U.S. Air Force, in overseas assignments.
Hall holds a master's degree in fisheries science and is the author of numerous published papers on wetlands, fisheries and ecology. He has also taught courses on wetlands identification and delineation. A native of Kentucky, Hall is a lifelong outdoors enthusiast who enjoys hunting and fishing.