Chief Chipps currently serves as Chief of Scia’new (Beecher Bay) First Nation and has held that position for the last 12 consecutive years. Throughout that time, he has been deeply involved in the daily governance of his Nation. He also owns and operates the company Nanny Goat Yard Works. Previously, Chief Chipps worked in management at the Cheanuh Marina and sits on the Spirit Bay Development board, which guides the development of building sustainable development for Beecher Bay and other residents.