Chaz grew up in the small southern town of Bloomfield, Iowa and graduated from the University of Northwestern St. Paul with a B.A. in Vocal Performance and a piano minor from the University of Northern Iowa. She joined the staff part-time in 2009.
Chaz and her husband Tory have four children, Tristan, Ariah, Serenity and Carston. Outside of spending time with her family, she enjoys working on cars, DIY projects, and cheering on the Vikings.