Bob (Bob) Hensgens (R-SS26)
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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

District Office:
122 North State Street
Abbeville, LA 70510
Elected: 2018    Next Election: 2023
Spouse: Nancy LeJeune Hensgens   DOB: 1/26/1965
Committee Assignments
ChairmanSenate Committee on Natural Resources
MemberSenate Committee on Retirement
MemberSenate Committee on Health and Welfare
MemberSenate Committee on Environmental Quality
MemberSenate Select Committee Coastal Restoration and Flood Control
Ex-OfficioSenate Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works
MemberJoint Medicaid Oversight Committee
Counties Representing
Acadia Parish / Lafayette Parish / St. Landry Parish / Vermilion Parish


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.