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Iowa Director of Natural Resources
General information
Office Type:  Nonpartisan
Office website:  Official Link
2012 FY Budget:  $122,380,207
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   Serves at the governor's pleasure
Authority:  Chapter 1, Section 3(2) of the Iowa Administrative Code
Selection Method:  Appointed by the governor
Current Officeholder

Chuck Gipp.jpg
Name:  Chuck Gipp
Assumed office:  May 31, 2012
Compensation:  $128,890
Other Iowa Executive Offices
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The Iowa Director of Natural Resources is a state executive position in the Iowa state government. The Department of Natural Resources is responsible for conserving and enhancing Iowa’s natural resources.[1]

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Chuck Gipp.[2]

Authority

The Iowa Director of Natural Resources's powers, term of office, etc. are derived from Iowa Administrative Code, Natural Resources Department 561, Chapter 1.

Chapter 1, Section 3(2):

The director, who is appointed by the governor and subject to confirmation by the senate, and who serves at the pleasure of the governor, is the chief administrative officer of the department. In that capacity the director administers the programs and services of the department in compliance with the Iowa Code and the rules adopted by the commissions or department. The duties of the director include: recommending to the commissions the adoption of rules for the effective administration of the department and implementation of the programs and services of the department; promulgating rules related to energy and geological services and the organization of the department; preparation of the annual budget request and federal grant applications; establishment of the administrative structure of the department; and other actions to administer and direct the programs of the department.[3]

Qualifications

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Elections

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Vacancies

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Duties

The mission statement of the department is as follows: "To conserve and enhance our natural resources in cooperation with individuals and organizations to improve the quality of life for Iowans and ensure a legacy for future generations."[4]

Divisions

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State budget

The Department of Natural Resources's budget for 2012 was $122,380,207.[5]

Compensation

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2012

In 2012, the director of natural resources was paid an estimated $128,890. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.

Historical officeholders

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Contact information

Central Office:
Wallace State Office Building
502 E. 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0034

Phone: (515)281-5918
TTY - Use Relay Iowa: (800) 735-2942
For assistance in Spanish: (515) 281-4308
Emergency Response: (515) 281-8694 (24 Hour number only for environmental spills)
TIP (Turn In Poachers): (800) 532-2020 (Only for reporting crimes )

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