Chad (Chad) Barefoot (R-SS18)
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North Carolina State Senate
Room 406 Legislative Office Building 300 North Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27603-5925

District Office:
3650 Rogers Road
Wake Forest, NC 27587
Elected: 2012    Next Election: 2018
Spouse: Paige Fitzgerald Barefoot   
Committee Assignments
Co-ChairSenate Committee on Education and Higher Education
Co-ChairSubcommittee on Education and Higher Education
MemberSenate Committee on Rules and Operations of the Senate
MemberSenate Committee on Finance
MemberSenate Committee on Appropriations on Base Budget
MemberJoint Task Force on Child Fatality
MemberJoint Committee on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Co-ChairJoint Legislative Committee on Education Oversight
MemberJoint Legislative Oversight Committee on Information Technology
MemberJoint Legislative Task Force on Education Finance Reform
MemberJoint Legislative Commission on Governmental Operations
Counties Representing
Franklin / Wake


Chad Barefoot is currently serving his second 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.

Each year Chad volunteers for the Baptist Children's Home of North Carolina by speaking to churches throughout the Triangle area about their annual Thanksgiving offering for children and families in need.

Chad is married to Paige Fitzgerald Barefoot. They have three children Franklin, Louisa and Henry. Chad and Paige are active members of Capital Community Church.