Chuck McGrady joined the N.C. Board of Transportation in October 2020 and serves as an at-large member.
He is an attorney and formerly the owner and director of Falling Creek Camp, a summer camp for boys in Tuxedo, North Carolina. He represented the 117th District (most of Henderson County) in the N.C. House from 2011 to 2020. He has a long record of public service, including as a Henderson County Commissioner, Flat Rock Council Member and was a member of the Georgia Board of Transportation.
McGrady has served as national president of the Sierra Club and national vice president of the American Camp Association. He is a past president of Conserving Carolina, Friends of DuPont Forest, and Muddy Sneakers, and has served on numerous nonprofit boards.
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, he grew up in rural south Florida before moving to western North Carolina. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rhodes College and a Juris Doctor degree from Mercer University. He and his wife, Jean, live in Hendersonville and have a son and a daughter.