Jesus Soto Jr.

Vice Chair

Jesus Soto Jr. is the senior vice president of Gas Operations for Pacific Gas and Electric Company. He is responsible for overseeing and executing the day-to-day activities for gas transmission, gas system operations, engineering and project management, and public safety and integrity management.  Most recently, Soto served as vice president of Operations Services for El Paso Corporation's Pipeline Group in Houston, TX. He led the technical services and support functions for pipeline operations and oversaw measurement, compression, reservoir and pipeline systems and Department of Transportation compliance. He was also responsible for risk and integrity management, public awareness and emergency response. Prior to that, Soto was vice president of engineering and construction, leading the engineering and construction programs for ANR Pipeline, El Paso Natural Gas, Colorado Interstate Gas, Southern Natural Gas and Tennessee Gas Pipeline for onshore and offshore facilities.


  • Director, Electric
  • CGA Board Member (2016)