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State legislator , executive assistant

Herb Guenther, American state legislator, executive assistant. Named Paul Harris fellow Rotary International, Legislator of Year, National Council Stae Legislatures, 1988, Water Statesmen of Year, Agri-Business Council, 1992, Legislator of Year.


Guenther, Herb was born on April 9, 1941 in Mineola.


Associate of Arts, Glendale Community College, 1969. Bachelor of Science, Arizona State University, 1971.


With photogrammetry and mapping division Arizona Highway Department. With research division Arizona Game and Fish Department. With United States Bureau Reclamation.

Executive assistant Wellton Mohawk Irrigation and Drainage District. Commissioner Arizona Game and Fish Commission, 1994-1999. Member Arizona Senate, District 5, Phoenix, since 1999.

Member appropriations committee, member transportation committee. Member joint legislation audit committee. Member government and environmental stewardship committee.


Active Yuma District Advisory Council, Bureau Land Management. Member Yuma Clapper Rail Endangered Species Recovery Team, United States Department Interior, member Devil's Hole Pupfish Endangered Species Recovery Team, alternate Colorado River Fishes Recovery Team. Board member Mohawk Valley School District.

Trustee Yuma Regional Medical Center. Director EXCEL Group, Inc., 1992-1999. With United States Air Force, 1963-1967.

Member National Water Resource Association, Council State Governments (Western Legislation Conference water policy committee chair 1987-1990, vice-chair, 1990-1991, chairman 1991-1992), Colorado River Water Users Association (Arizona director since 1992, vice president 1996-1997, president 1998, 99), Antelope-Welton Rotary Club (president 1986).


Married Sharon Guenther. Children: Brandon, Chris, Cathy, D.J.

Sharon Guenther

D.J Guenther

Cathy Guenther

Chris Guenther

Brandon Guenther