Director, Department of Natural Resources State of Louisiana
Jason Lanclos, P.E. (Jason) has worked at the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (LDNR) since August of 2018. After serving as the Deputy Executive Director of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) for the Governor’s Office since 2014, Mr. Lanclos took the opportunity to return to working in the energy and emerging technologies sector at LDNR after working in private industry for almost 13 years. Mr. Lanclos currently serves as the director of the State Energy Office at LDNR. Mr. Lanclos is also serving as the Louisiana coalition representative for the State and Midwest region on the Carbon Capture Coalition and serves on the executive board for the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO). Mr. Lanclos has worked on and managed a variety of projects/programs in the energy sector during his time in private industry and managed one of the largest ecosystem restoration efforts for the State of Louisiana while at CPRA. He holds a degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Louisiana State University and is a licensed Professional Engineer.