ROBERT BLENDU

ROBERT BLENDU

Robert Blendu was born in Gary, Indiana and served in the US Army as a Paratrooper in the 101st Airborne Division. Since then he has continued to be of service in the Arizona Senate and the Arizona House of Representatives serving in the following positions:

  • Three terms in the Arizona State Senate and is Past President Pro Tem
  • Two terms in the Arizona House of Representatives, serving as Majority Whip
  • Rules Committee Chairman, Senate
  • Rules Committee Member, Arizona House of Representatives
  • Commerce Committee Vice Chairman, Arizona House of Representatives and Senate
  • Natural Resources and Rural Affairs Committee Chairman, Senate
  • Banking and Insurance Committee, Arizona House of Representatives
  • Government Committee Vice Chairman, Arizona House of Representatives and Senate
  • Transportation Committee member, Senate
  • Senate Parliamentarian
  • House and Senate Ethics Committee member
  • Joint Legislative Audit Committee Chairman, Arizona House of Representatives and Senate

Additionally, he served on the Arizona Film Commission, Arizona Mexico Commission and he also served on the committee to set up the original Arizona Home Land Security Committee after 9/11.

He taught Bible study for 20 years. He speaks, reads and writes Spanish fluently, lives in the West Valley (since 1963) and is married to his wife Leslie.