Councilman Kraig Hafen graduated from Virgin Valley High School in 1984. He attended Dixie Junior College and Brigham Young University where he graduated in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science Degree, majoring in Business Education and a minor in Business Management.
Councilman Hafen is a small business owner in land and business development and a cattle rancher.
Councilman Hafen has served on a variety of community boards prior to being elected to the Mesquite City Council. He served on the Virgin Valley Water District Board from 2000-2006 and was the president from 2003-2006. He has also served on the Salvation Army Advisory Board from 2003-2006, City of Mesquite Economic Development Committee from 2004-2006 and many other public and private boards and committees.
Councilman Hafen is married and has three children.
Councilman Hafen represents the City of Mesquite on the Virgin Valley Water District Board.