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Hafa Adai and Welcome

Municipality of Sinajana, Guam

Robert RDC Hofmann,      Honorable Mayor of Sinajana

Robert RDC Hofmann is the son of music teachers, +Albert Hofmann and Maria Cecilia Dela Cruz Crisostomo and step father, Joaquin Perez Crisostomo (Familian Beyong). His siblings include Edward and Alisa Hofmann (Inara) and Norbert Hofmann. His extended family includes Jimmy & Robertha C. Johnson, Joe & Doris C. Martinez, Raymond Crisostomo, Francis & Alvina C. Castro, Paul & Yolanda C. Flores, Jerry & Lynn C. Richards, Kenneth & Kimberly Crisostomo, and Ian & JeanAnn C. Frey.   He is the grandson of +Albert Hofmann and +Kreszenia Haberl Hofmann of Lochen, Austria and of maternal grandparents +Francisco “Don Paco” Muna Dela Cruz (Familian Koho/Tun Pepe Eulogio) and +Carmen “Meling” Romualdez Dela Cruz, founders of the Guam Academy of Music Arts.

Robert is married to the former Jenee Santos Taitano (Familian Kalistro) of Ordot and together has three daughters, Hailey, Haydn, and Holland.

His work experiences, long time community involvement, and his inherent desire to make a difference contributed to his successful winning of his first term as Sinajana Vice Mayor in 2004.  He subsequently served a successful second term after his reelection in 2008 and went on to become Sinajana’s current Mayor, having won his campaign in the 2012 election with winning two consecutive elections unopposed in 2016 and 2020.

Robert’s diligent efforts have made Sinajana a safer place to live, work, play and do business in.  He re-organized and re-structured the mayor's office budget and streamlined its operations. Along with Vice Mayor Rudy Iriarte, they successfully renovated and repaired the multi-purpose court into Guam’s first open air gymnasium, the baseball field, the community center, and a new playground.  Most recently, they have built the Central Community Arts Hall and the Senior Center Extension.   Coming soon to the community is the Sinajana Village Marketplace as well as the new Sinajana Fire Station.  These efforts have also attracted development and private investment in the community.

As Mayor, he pushed for an active community center, first catering to the needs of the residents of Sinajana He worked closely with Vice Mayor Iriarte, his team of workers, and the Municipal Planning Council to organize, provide, and sponsor youth baseball, basketball, and hockey teams, an education-based summer and Christmas camp programs, and has championed efforts on social justice, the environment, education, public health and wellness, and poverty prevention.

Even prior to elected office, Robert has always played an active role in various ministries at Saint Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church where he serves as a Parish Council Member, a Youth Minister, a Choir/Band Director, a Liturgical Committee Member, Adult Confirmation Teacher, and a member of the Knights of Columbus. He also served as an altar server, lector, Eucharistic Minister, and middle and high school CCD teacher over the past twenty seven years.  He currently is the Vice President for the Mayors’ Council of Guam, served on the Guam Visitor’s Bureau for 14 years holding leadership positions in the North American Pacific Committee, Destination Management Committee, and Culture and Heritage Committee.  He serves as the Vice Chairman of the Interagency Council on Homelessness Poverty Prevention, the Guam Beautification Task Force, a Board Member of the Selective Service Commission Guam, a Board Member for the Archdiocese of Hagåtña Charities, and is the current President of Guma Mami a nonprofit Disabilities Advocacy Network.

His collective experiences, including working within the Legislative and Executive Branches of the Government of Guam, have helped him gain valuable experience in a variety of areas which grant the knowledge and understanding to better provide for the community. Through these experiences, Robert has received numerous awards, recognitions, and accolades for his contributions to our island's youth, manåmko the religious community, and the community at large.