|Charles R. Gipp|
|Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 16th district
|Preceded by||Henry Rayhons|
|Succeeded by||John W. Beard (D)|
November 30, 1947 |
|Children||Alison and Barrett|
|Website||Gipp's official website when he was a member|
Charles R. "Chuck" Gipp (born November 30, 1947) was the Iowa State Representative from the 16th District. He served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1990 to 2009 and was the majority leader in the Iowa House from 2003–2007, when the Democrats recaptured the legislature in the 2006 elections. He received his BA from Luther College.
Gipp served on several committees in the Iowa House - the State Government committee and the Transportation committee. He also served on the Transportation, Infrastructure, and Capitals Appropriations Subcommittee. His prior political experience includes serving as chair of the Winneshiek County Republicans from 1980–1990, chair of the Winneshiek County Solid Waste Commission from 1981–1990, assistant majority leader of the Iowa House from 1993–1994, and majority whip of the Iowa House from 1995-1996.
Gipp is the Director of the Iowa DNR. He had been the Deputy Director since Aug. 5, 2011. Before that he was the administrator of the Soil Conservation Division for the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship. He became the Director of the Iowa DNR after his predecessor, Roger Lande resigned on May 25, 2012
- "Official Results Report - Statewide Election: 2006 General Election 7 November 2006". Iowa Secretary of State. 21 November 2006. p. Page 29. Retrieved 2009-03-17. "Hanson 3960, Gipp 5782"
- "Iowa DNR director Roger Lande has resigned; deputy Chuck Gipp apparently to succeed him". Des Moines Register. 25 May 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-23.
|Iowa House of Representatives|
1990 – 2002
2002 – 2009
John W. Beard (D)
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