Bob Sipple and his family, wife Lori and children, Jeff, Jody and Jenny arrived in Lake Jackson in 1981. The Sipple family has always been involved in civic and charity organizations. Since arriving in Lake Jackson the same is true.
Mayor Sipple was elected as Mayor in May 2018. Mayor Sipple previously was a member of City Council in 2005. He was also elected as Mayor in 2006 where he served until 2012 when he was term limited out. During his time on City Council he has served as liaison to the Lake Jackson Development Corporation, Senior's Commission, Youth Advisory Commission, Traffic Commission and the Zoning Board of Adjustments.
Mayor Sipple has served on many civic and industrial trade association boards, many in leadership positions. He has served as Chairman of the Board for the Brazosport Chamber of Commerce and was named Chamber of Commerce "Man of the Year" in 1999. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Houston-Galveston Area Council, the Economic Development Alliance for Brazoria County, and the Lake Jackson EMS Board.