Senator Goeff Hansen
Senator Goeff Hansen is dedicated to improving the quality of life for Michigan families and working in a bipartisan manner to help stimulate job growth, protect valuable local jobs, keep sex offenders out of classrooms, and establish high standards in education.
Hansen learned the value of hard work starting in high school, when he started working at his family's grocery business more than 30 years ago. He was co-owner and partner of Hansen Foods. Goeff's community involvement includes 20 years as a first responder, EMT and firefighter - as well as numerous local government, civic and education-related positions.
After four years as Hart Township supervisor, Hansen was first elected to the House in 2004 representing the 100th District. Following three terms in the House, Hansen was elected to the Senate in 2010 to represent the 34th District. Hansen presently serves as Chair of the Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Committee and is also a member of the Agriculture, Economic Development, Insurance, and Transportation Committees.
A champion for Michigan agriculture, Goeff fought for funding for food safety, consumer protection, economic development and plant/animal health. As ranking member of the House Commerce Committee, he also applied his small business background to develop policies that will help grow Michigan's economy and create jobs.
Hansen has received numerous honors for his work in the Legislature, including the Legislator of the Year awards from the Michigan Community Action Agency Association and Michigan Food and Farming Systems along with the Agricultural Advocate Award from the Michigan Agribusiness Association.
He is a member of the Michigan Farm Bureau, NRA and Ducks Unlimited among many others. Goeff and his wife, Tamara, live in Hart and have two grown sons and four grandchildren.
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