A fifth generation Council Bluffs resident, Chad and his wife Lyndsey have 3 school aged children. Chad has served on the execute boards of Bluffs Downtown and the Council Bluffs Chamber of Commerce. He also was a founding member of the 712 Initiative. Chad also served 7 years as an appointed member of the Pottawattamie County Compensation and Condemnation Committee and was elected to a 4 year term on the West Pottawattamie County Soil and Water Conservation District. He also participated on the St. Albert Strategic Planning Committee and volunteers as a youth softball and baseball coach, as well as volunteering with his church.