state representative, Arizona
Chad Campbell is a Phoenix native and lifelong Arizona resident. A graduate of Moon Valley High School and Northern Arizona University, Chad is in his second term as a State Representative for District 14, which covers parts of central and west Phoenix. He currently serves as the House Democratic Whip, is the Ranking Member of the Commerce Committee and also serves on the Government Committee. Chad has been an active community member for many years. As a community leader and nonprofit director, some of the key issues he has worked on over the years include improving the Maricopa County transportation system, protecting state shared revenues for cities, advocating for renewable energy and smarter growth, protecting critical services for children, and diversifying and strengthening Arizona’s economy. As a legislator, Chad has led the fight in improving and strengthening the Clean Elections system, protecting consumers from fraud and predatory lending, and working to clean up our neighborhoods by cracking down on graffiti and gang crimes. He has also been recognized for his work on economic development issues, being named one of the “Tech Ten” Legislators of 2008 by the Arizona Technology Council, and receiving an Eagle for Enterprise Award from the AZ Small Business Association. In addition to his duties at the legislature, Chad is a private consultant and also serves on the Phoenix Environmental Quality Commission, the Board of Directors for Communities in Schools of Arizona, and the Advisory Board for the Arizona Latino Leadership Institute. In October 2009 Chad was selected to be part of the White House CLEAN Coalition, a national group of state leaders working with the White House to advance federal clean energy legislation in Congress.