Bob (Bob) Hensgens (R-26)

State Senator Bob Hensgens

Bob (Bob) Hensgens (R-26)
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Capitol: 225.342.2040
FAX: 225.342.1140
District: 337.740.6425
Room B-254 State Capitol 900 North Third Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
122 North State Street
Abbeville, LA 70510
Residence:Gueydan, LA

Committee Assignments


State Senator Bob Hensgens serves District 26 comprised of Vermilion parish and portions of Acadia, Lafayette and St. Landry parishes as well. He currently serves as Chairman of the Senate Natural Resources and also a committee member on Senate Health and Welfare, Senate Retirement, Senate Environmental Quality and the Select Committee on Coastal Restoration and Flood Protection. He was first elected to the legislature as Representative through a special election on April 30, 2011. He was elected to the Senate in November,2018. He served as Vice Chairman of the House Committee on Health and Welfare. He also served on the committees of Appropriations, Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture, and Rural Development and Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget. He isa member of the Louisiana Republican Legislative Delegation. Senator Hensgens graduated from Vermilion Catholic High School and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with Bachelor of Business Administration degree. He built his own successful health care management business. He is a former Mayor of the Town of Gueydan where he and his wife Nancy reside and are active members of St. Peter the Apostle Roman Catholic Church.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2018    Next Election: 2027
Spouse: Nancy LeJeune Hensgens   DOB: 1/26/1965
Counties Representing
Acadia Parish
Lafayette Parish
St. Landry Parish
Vermilion Parish