Chris was elected Prosecuting Attorney for the 26th Judicial Circuit (Adams County) in Decatur, Indiana in November 1998. Chris graduated from Wabash College (’83) and Valparaiso University School of Law (’86). He worked in the Adams County Prosecutor’s Office from 1986 until 1989 as a Deputy Prosecutor. For 20 years he was a partner in the Decatur law firm of Schurger, Schurger, Zurcher & Harvey prior to electing full-time status as a Prosecuting Attorney. Chris has previously lectured for IPAC and serves on IPAC’s Board of Directors (past president 2008) and IPAC’s Ethics Committee.