John Hairston JD ?03

John Hairston JD ’03


John Hairston JD ’03 became the Bonneville Power Administration’s new chief operating officer following the retirement of Janet Herrin on September 30, 2020 Hairston has served in numerous leadership roles throughout his 28 years at BPA, most recently as the agency’s first chief administrative officer. He will play a key role in delivery of agency strategic goals and is responsible for power services; transmission services; environment, fish, and wildlife; and customer support services. Hairston also oversees the business transformation office and is critical to BPA’s sustained focus on disciplined cost-containment and grid modernization.