Rep. Henry Yanez has spent his career dedicated to public service. First as a firefighter/paramedic for twenty-eight years, and currently as state representative for the people of Sterling Heights and Warren, Henry has worked tirelessly to promote the health, safety, and well-being of his community.
He is a graduate of Madison High School and a lifelong resident of Southeast Michigan. After high school, Henry began his career as a machine tool electrician and joined the UAW and IBEW.
Henry is a husband, father of four, and has three grandchildren. He received his degree from Oakland Community College in Fire Science and General Studies.
He remains active in the community with the VFW local 6250, Meals on Wheels, and the Clinton River Watershed. Henry has been recognized for his leadership by the Alzheimer’s Association, American Cancer Society, and the Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union. He received the legislator of the year award from the Michigan Guardian Association in 2017.