Who is David Chipman? Everything On Biden’s ATF Director Pick

Who is David Chipman? Everything On Biden’s ATF Director Pick


David Chipman is an expert on assault weapons and ghost guns at Giffords. Here are all the details on the gun violence prevention expert David Chipman’s wiki and family.

David Chipman has been in the news recently after President Biden confirmed his nomination to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, Explosives, or A.T.F. 

He is also a member of the Firearms Committee at the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

David Chipman Wiki

As per David Chipman’s wiki, he is a retired A.T.F agent and an adviser to a top gun control group, Giffords Courage,

It is an organization founded by former Representative Gabrielle Giffords.

President Biden decided to pick Mr. Chipman as the director after the recent mass shootings in Colorado and Atlanta. 

His nomination is being praised by many as the bureau needs a strong and experienced leader to stop the massacres, and Chipman fits in the role as a former ATF special agent.

They believe David will be able to address the most pressing issues facing the bureau with ease, according to the New York Times.

However, it might be hard for him to collect 51 votes needed for confirmation due to his prior advocacy of an assault weapons ban and the decision of the Senate Republicans to block potential A.T.F. directors who were much more in line with their pro-gun base.

Who is David Chipman Wife?

Mr. Chipman has not disclosed any details on his wife and family members.

It is not known if he is married or not. 

There is also no information on his parents, siblings, or children (if any).

He has a private Twitter account under the Twitter handle @davidchipman. His Twitter bio reads, “ATF Special Agent (retired), Gun Violence Prevention Advocate at Giffords Courage,  Michigander in Virginia and Proud 97%er.”

His Net Worth Status

David Chipman net worth is yet to be evaluated officially.

Prior to joining Giffords, he was A.T.F special agent. He was the chief of the Liasion division at A.T.F.

From 2012 o 2013, he worked as the senior advisor at Everytown for Gun Safety.

Chipman has had a long career in gun and weapon safety. It is safe to say that his net worth must be in the millions.  

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