Representative Bob Herron (D-38, Bethel)
Session Info:State Capitol, Room 406
Juneau, AK 99801-1182
Interim Info:PO Box 886
Bethel, AK 99559
Toll Free: 800-323-4942
Elected to the House:2008, 2010, 2012, 2014
Leadership Positions:Majority Whip: 2015 - 2016
|Date/Place of Birth:|
Birthdate: March 9, 1951
La Grande, Oregon
Bethel: 1973 - present
Occupation before legislature: Public/Government Relations Director, Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation
Spouse - Margaret
Children - Buddy, Charles, Jalene
5 Grand Children
High School: Lathrop High School, Fairbanks, AK
United States Marine Corps: 1973 - 1977
E-5 Sergeant, computer programmer
|Other Political and Government Positions:|
Bethel Planning Commission.
Bethel Port Commission.
Alaska Legislature legislative aide: 1987 - 1994;
Lower Kuskokwim School District Board (elected): 1992 - 2002;
Bethel City Manager: 1998 - 2005;
Alaska Congressional Delegation, Bethel office: 2005 - 2007;
Bethel Advisory School Board (elected): 2007 - 2008
Alaska Bush Caucus: 2009 - present
Joint Legislative Veterans' Caucus: 2009 - present
U.S. Coastal States Caucus: 2009 - present
|Business and Professional Positions:|
Bethel Cablevision, former owner/general manager
North Star Gas, former owner
Bethel Drilling & Welding, owner
Golden Eagle LLC, owner
Blue Sky Estates, owner
Alaska Public Entities Insurance, director
Rural CAP, director
|Service Organizations and Community Involvement:|
VFW Post #10041, Life Member
Family, Boating on the Kuskokwim River and working on the cabin at Napaimute; Long-distance motorcycle riding.
HB 1 - State Arctic PolicySponsored by Rep. Bob Herron
An Act declaring the Arctic policy of the state.
Status: (H) EDA : 2015-01-21
HB 40 - Use Of Electronic Cigarettes As SmokingSponsored by Rep. Bob Herron
An Act relating to the use of electronic cigarettes; and providing for an effective date.
Status: (H) HSS : 2015-01-21
HB 51 - List Tramadol As Iva Controlled SubstanceSponsored by Rep. Bob Herron
An Act classifying tramadol and related substances as schedule IVA controlled substances; and providing for an effective date.
Status: (H) JUD : 2015-01-21
HB 52 - Museum Construction Grant ProgramSponsored by Rep. Bob Herron
An Act establishing a museum construction grant program in the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development.
Status: (H) EDC : 2015-01-21
HB 44 - Sexual Abuse/Assault Prevention ProgramsSponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett
An Act relating to sexual abuse and sexual assault awareness and prevention efforts in public schools.
Status: (H) EDC : 2015-01-21
HJR 4 - Offshore Oil & Gas Revenue SharingSponsored by Rep. Dan Saddler
Urging the United States Congress to provide a means for consistently and equitably sharing with all oil and gas producing states adjacent to federal outer continental shelf areas a portion of revenue generated from oil and gas development on the outer continental shelf to ensure that those states develop necessary infrastructure to support outer continental shelf development and preserve environmental integrity.
Status: (H) RES : 2015-01-21
HJR 7 - Oppose Aleutian National Marine SanctuarySponsored by Rep. Bryce Edgmon
Opposing the proposed designation of an Aleutian Islands National Marine Sanctuary.
Status: (H) FSH : 2015-01-21