REPRESENTS MADISON COUNTY BOARD DISTRICT 3
His district includes Hamel, Worden, Livingston, Williamson, New Douglas and Grantfork, as well as some rural areas in northeastern Madison County.
Mr. Chapman was first elected to the Board in 2016.
Education: Bachelor’s in LAS from the University of Illinois, masters in Criminal Justice from the University of South Carolina, doctorate from the Chicago Theological Seminary.
Work history: Ordained minister for 37 years; served as a chaplain in federal service for 29 years
Military Service: Nine years as a chaplain in the U.S. Army, achieving the rank of captain.
Memberships: Currently serves as chaplain and is on the Color Guard for American Legion Post 439 in Highland. He is also a member of the Madison County Emergency Response Team (CERT) and Madison County Medical Reserve Corps (MCMRC).
Political experience: Elected vice chairman of the Madison County Republican Party and has served as a Saline 3 precinct committeeman.
Personal: Has been married to Melissa Snyder Chapman for 30+ years. They have four children and eight grandchildren.