Robert G. Hendon was first appointed to the Board of Library Trustees by the Judges of the Court of Common Pleas to fill an unexpired term through October 2012 and was sworn in as a Trustee in January 2007. He served as President of the Board in 2012 and as Vice President in 2011. Mr. Hendon serves as Chairman of the Library Operations-Facilities Committee and also serves on the Human Resources Committee. In August 2012, he was appointed to a full 7-year term to expire in October 2019.
Mr. Hendon, whose career spanned four decades in the field of engineering and architectural design, is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati and holds an MBA from Xavier University. Licensed as a Professional Engineer in over thirty states, Mr. Hendon has extensive experience in the design of food processing facilities. He has served as a consultant in Europe and Asia, was a frequent speaker at professional conferences across the country, and has contributed to numerous trade journals.
Mr. Hendon, now retired, is past President of Hendon-Lurie & Associates. He was honored by the Engineering Society of Cincinnati for his “Outstanding Contributions in the Field of Professional Engineering” and was also honored by the Baldwin Society of the University of Cincinnati for his involvement in the renovation of the University’s engineering complex.
Mr. Hendon is currently on the Board of the Provence Condominium Association and serves on the Buildings and Grounds Committees of the Western Hills Country Club and Edinburgh Place. His previous civic activities include serving as President of his local Lions Club, founding the University of Toledo Rocket Family Boosters, performing volunteer work for Habitat for Humanity, and sitting as a hearing officer on the Delhi Township Ohio Zoning Board of Appeals and a trustee on the Board of Family Service of Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky.
Mr. Hendon is a resident of North Bend.