Chase Downham is the Indiana State Director of Americans for Prosperity, one of the nation’s leading conservative grassroots organizations focused on limited government and free market principles. Chase started with the organization helping to launch the Indiana chapter in 2011.
Most recently, Chase worked for the Indiana Chamber of Commerce as the organization’s Manager of Political Affairs. In this role, Chase worked to recruit and help elect Chamber endorsed candidates for the Indiana House and Senate as well as drive the Chamber’s legislative grassroots activity.
A native of Muncie, Indiana, Chase graduated with high distinction from Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) earning a degree in public affairs with a concentration in policy analysis. In addition to the Chamber, his past experiences include work for Indiana Congressman Mike Pence as well as two congressional campaigns in Colorado including the 2006 campaign of Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton. Chase is a 2008 graduate of the Indiana Leadership Forum.
Chase, his wife, Gloria, and son, Graham, live in Indianapolis. They are parishioners at St. Monica Catholic Church.