Charlie McConkey is a lifelong Iowan from Carter Lake, Iowa, currently serving his second term in the Iowa House of Representatives. Charlie serves on the Commerce, Economic Growth, Labor, Ways and Means, and the Education Appropriations Subcommittee.
Charlie is married to his wife Sheryl, and together they have a blended family of four children, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Charlie graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School, and obtained a degree from Iowa Western Community College.
After college, Charlie began working at Griffin Pipe in industrial maintenance, and continued working there for 31 years. After retiring from Griffin Pipe, Charlie obtained a real estate license, and owned and operated a small business in Council Buffs.
In his free time, Charlie spends his time volunteering at Mohm’s Place serving meals to the homeless and with Support Our Local Animal Shelter. Charlie is also a member of the United Steelworkers Local 3141 and is Vice President of the Roberts Park Neighborhood Association.