House of Representatives



Email: Representative.Bob.Herron@akleg.gov
District 37
Party: Democrat
Toll-Free: 800-323-4942

Session Contact
State Capitol Room 411
Juneau AK, 99801
Phone: 907-465-4942
Fax: 907-465-4589
Interim Contact
PO Box 886
Bethel AK, 99559
Phone: 907-543-5898
Fax: 907-543-5892

Date/Place of Birth:
Birthdate: March 9, 1951
La Grande, Oregon

Residency in Alaska:
Bethel: 1973 - present

Occupation:
Occupation before legislature: Public/Government Relations Director, Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation

Family:
Spouse - Margaret
Children - Buddy, Charles, Jalene
3 Grand Children

Education:
High School: Lathrop High School, Fairbanks, AK

Military:
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

Special Interests:
Family, Boating on the Kuskokwim River and working on the cabin at Napaimute; Long-distance motorcycle riding.