Bob Giuda was born in February, 1952, and raised in the northeastern United States. He graduated from Pittsfield (NH) High School in 1970 with high honors, and from the United States Naval Academy in June 1975 with a Bachelor of Science in Operations Analysis. After graduation, he served as a commissioned officer and carrier-based attack pilot in the United States Marine Corps, reaching the rank of Captain and receiving numerous citations, decorations and awards for his service.
After leaving the Marine Corps, Bob served our nation as an FBI Agent, working against drug trafficking until his love of flying led him back to aviation. He joined United Airlines as a flight engineer in 1986 and retired in February, 2017 as an international Boeing 777 Captain.
Bob served his home town of Warren as a Selectman for 4 years and represented the surrounding communities for 3 terms (6 years) as a State Representative. While in the Legislature, he successfully worked to stop proposed sales and income taxes, and helped address inequities in education funding. He leadership led to his appointment as Deputy Majority Leader of the House.
Among other things, Bob led a successful national grassroots effort to pass legislation to train and arm airline pilots as a deterrent to future terrorist hijackings. He was the Prime Sponsor of New Hampshire’s successful Constitutional Amendment addressing the controversial Kelo vs. New London CT (US Supreme Court) eminent domain case. As a result, no private land in New Hampshire can ever be taken by local, county or state government and given to a private entity for development or other purposes.
As small business owner, Bob fully understands the rigors facing our NH business community. He consistently worked to sensibly reduce regulations and lower taxes. Currently Warren Town Moderator, he also serves on the Warren School Board. He is also Commander of American Legion Post 76.
Bob was elected to the NH Senate in 2016 and is finishing his first term. He served as Vice Chairman of the Ways and Means and Education Committees, and as a member of the Finance Committee, helping write the state budget, addressing the many evolving needs of our people without any new taxes, increased taxes or additional fees. He led the successful fight to overturn the veto of SB365 and SB446, saving 1,000 jobs and stabilizing the biomass industry for the next three years. He also fought hard to stop Northern Pass – another success working for the people he represents.
Bob’s wife Christine served our nation as a Navy Nurse. They’ve been married 37 years and have 3 grown children. He enjoys the outdoors, hunting, fishing and gardening. He loves sharing the unique beauty of our state with his grandson. And as his ongoing history of public service shows, he remains committed to working hard to ensure a sound and healthy future for New Hampshire’s people, businesses and institutions.