was elected at large to the Henderson City Council
in June 1987 and re-elected for his
sixth term in 2007, representing Ward II.
As a councilmember, Councilman Hafen serves with the mayor and fellow councilmembers as the legislative branch of the city of Henderson.
He serves the entire Henderson community, which was named in 2006 by MONEY magazine as one of the top 20 places in the United States to live.
As the second largest city in Nevada, Henderson has grown by 304% since 1990, and has become known nationally as a premier residential community throughout a period of staggering growth.
The population is projected to exceed 517,000 by 2030.
Andy was born in Boulder City, Nevada and, except for one year, has lived in the city of Henderson all of his life.
He graduated from Basic High School in 1972 and received his bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1976.
For four years, Andy worked as a clerk for the FBI and then for two years as an accountant for Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas.
He recently retired from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department where he was assigned to the Special Investigations Division for 23 years.
Andy is active in the Nevada League of Cities and has served in positions including Secretary/Treasurer and Second Vice President.
In 2006 Andy was elected President of the Nevada League of Cities and was awarded the prestigious Public Official of the Year Award by the League for his years of public service.
Additionally, he is a member of the National League of Cities where he serves on the FAIR Steering Committee.
currently serves on the Henderson Planning Commission
, Henderson Convention Center
and Visitors Bureau
Board of Directors, Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada, Clark County Regional Flood Control District, the Clark County Debt Management Commission and the City of Henderson Redevelopment Agency