|Preceded by Michael Cormack|
Spouse Candi Schickel
Children Katie, Amanda, Sarah
|Religion Roman Catholic|
Name Bill Schickel
Succeeded by Sharon S. Steckman
|Born March 24, 1951 (age 64)
Loveland, Ohio (1951-03-24) |
Alma mater University of Cincinnati
Occupation General Manager, Christian Radio KCMR
Website Schickel's former legislative website
Residence Mason City, Iowa, United States
Political party Republican Party of Iowa
Education University of Cincinnati
Bill Schickel is an Iowa broadcast executive. A former Iowa State Representative, he represented the 13th District for three terms. He was previously elected to three terms as the mayor of Mason City, Iowa. He is the former the Co-Chairman of the Republican Party of Iowa. He was chairman of the 2012 Iowa Caucus Review Committee.
During his service in the Iowa House, Schickel served as a member of the Appropriations and Economic Growth committees and as the chair of the Ethics Committee and of the Economic Development Appropriations Committee.
He was a news anchor, producer, assignment editor, reporter and account executive for the CBS television affiliate, KIMT-TV, in Mason City, IA. He worked as an editor and reporter for The Globe-Gazette in Mason City and newspapers in Ohio.
He received his BA from the University of Cincinnati.
His wife, Candi, is a Mason City, IA, attorney. The Schickels have three adult daughters.