Chuck DeVore served in the California State Assembly from 2004 to 2010 and was Vice Chairman of the Assembly Committee on Revenue and Taxation.
He lent a hand to Crime Survivors from the early days when Patricia told him her story and asked for help in publicizing her effort to organize a group dedicated to helping survivors of crime bounce back after being victimized.
In 2010, Chuck ran for the Republican nomination for United States Senate against Barbara Boxer, garnering more than 450,000 votes and raising more than $2.5 million.
Before his election to office, Chuck worked in the aerospace industry for 13 years.
Chuck served as a Reagan White House appointee in the Pentagon from 1986 to 1988. As Special Assistant for Foreign Affairs his duties included working with Congress to advance the President’s foreign and military policy.
Chuck is a lieutenant colonel in the in the U.S. Army (retired) Reserve.
He graduated from Claremont McKenna College, with honors, and studied abroad at the American University in Cairo, Egypt.
Chuck and his wife Diane were married in 1988. They have two daughters.