Staff Directory


Chad Banks

County Councilman
Primary Department: County Council

Professional Profile

Chad was elected County Councilman At-Large and began his service in January 2017. He is a native of Whitley County and currently lives in Etna-Troy Township with his wife Sarah and their 6 children. Chad left Whitley County in 2002 to serve honorably in the U.S. Air Force and returned in 2013. Upon returning, he was appointed Commissioner, Indiana War Memorial Commission for a 3-year term where he served as Vice Chairman. He also served as an elected member of his township advisory board and as a precinct committeeman.

Chad holds his Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Management in Human Resources from Colorado Christian University and is a graduate of Columbia City High School. He works as the Indiana Director for Veteran Beer Company and a Facilities Engineer Technician at Parkview Whitley Hospital. He is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management, National Rifle Association, lifetime member of Veterans of Foreign Wars and attends Trinity Evangelical Presbyterian Church.

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