Meet the Director
Robert C. Herr, P.E.
Office Telephone: 702-267-3038
Robert Herr was named Director of the Public Works, Parks and Recreation Department in
October 2015. He manages several city
functions including engineering, facilities management, park planning
and maintenance, quality control
, recreation programming, support services, survey/right-of-way and traffic
Before his appointment, Robert served as Public Works Assistant Director
from August 2005 to October 2015. He started with the city in
March 2004 as the city traffic engineer
working on major transportation projects and engineering design.
Robert serves on the Executive Advisory Committee
of the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada
as well as the Technical Advisory Committee
of the Regional Flood Control District
Under his leadership, the city
was named in
2015 as one of the 100 Best Fleets in
America by the National Association
Administrators. From more than
38,000 public fleets in North America
, NAFA annually
reviews 12 areas of competency including accountability, use of technology, collaboration, efficient turnaround and resources. Additionally, the city’s Heritage Park Senior Facility and Aquatics Complex was recognized by the Building Owners and Managers Association as the Government Building of the Year in 2015.
joining the City
of Henderson, Robert worked for Clark County
, from 1996 until 2003 as the principal civil engineer
. Before working for local
governments, he worked in
sector for engineering firms.
from Northern Arizona
University with a degree in
civil engineering in