Biography of Marilyn Hall

Marilyn Hall is the Director for the Impact Aid Program. She has served the Impact Aid Program for over 25 years, most recently as Program Support Group Leader since 2005, supervising a team of 12 and managing the Impact Aid System, the program’s information technology asset. She also has been responsible for federal property eligibility research and determinations, Impact Aid payment formula calculations, financial management functions, customer support and technical assistance, special research projects and analyses, discretionary construction grants, and state school finance equalization determinations.

Marilyn was Special Assistant to the Impact Aid Program Director from 1997 to 2005, and assisted the Director in the full range of her responsibilities. Prior to joining the Impact Aid Program, Marilyn was with the Department of Education Budget Service from 1985 to 1997, serving as the Impact Aid budget and policy analyst beginning in 1990. She joined the Department of Education as a Presidential Management Intern (Fellow) and is also an Excellence in Government Fellow. Her very early career (1981-1983) was with the Navy Department.

Marilyn was educated in the Oak Ridge Public Schools in Tennessee, where she was counted as a “b” kid for Impact Aid. Her bachelor’s degree is from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and she earned her MPA from the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs.