Chad Barefoot is currently serving his third term in the North Carolina Senate. He is the youngest member of the Senate and represents the 18th Senate District which includes Wake and Franklin Counties.
In the Senate, Chad serves as a chief budget writer chairing the Senate Committee on Education Appropriations and he serves as Chairman of the Senate Education/Higher Education Committee.
Outside of the legislature, Chad serves as Vice President of Institutional Advancement at Louisburg College.
Chad holds a Master of Arts in Christian Ethics from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, and a Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in public management from Appalachian State University.
Chad is married to Paige Barefoot. They three children Franklin, Louisa and Henry and they live in Wake Forest. Chad and Paige are active members of Capital Community Church.