Gerry Bair to Receive Award

Ankeny Rotarian, Gerry Bair has been selected to receive the 2016 Linda S. Weindruch Award by the Iowa Taxpayers Association, the state's leading nonpartisan tax policy resource.  The purpose of this award is to recognize outstanding accomplishments and contributions in promoting and protecting the principles and policies of fair business taxation.   The Iowa Taxpayers Association offers this award in memory and in recognition of Linda S. Weindruch who passed away after a long battle with multiple sclerosis in October 2004.  The award was presented to Gerry on December 2, 2016 at The Meadows Events & Conference Center in Altoona.
Gerry is a retired director of the Iowa Department of Revenue and Finance with over 30 years of executive-level responsibility for administration of tax laws and financial requirements for the state of Iowa.  His is being recognized for his ability to focus on the customer, bringing diverse factions together to problem-solve while enhancing the customer's ability to interact with the Department.   He is nationally recognized in his leadership in the areas of technology and innovative management.   Congratulations Gerry!!