A Christian, husband, father of four, proud American, proud Texan, and avid outdoorsman. He was raised in South Texas, and mentored in all things by his father and maternal grandfather, both United States Marines. His paternal grandfather, who passed away when Chisum was a young boy, fought in WWII and was awarded two Silver Star for his valor. This lineage shaped Chisum’s world view and drives his passion for protecting the American Constitution and way of life.
Chisum is a licensed attorney with an extensive background in administrative, regulatory, contract, and general corporate law. He received a bachelor’s degree from Baylor University in 2003 and a law degree from the University of Tulsa in May 2007.
After serving as an Environmental Attorney for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), in 2009 Chisum joined a global energy and environmental engineering & consulting firm with its U.S. headquarters in Houston, Texas. Over the next five years Mr. Cooke worked his way to U.S. Operations Director.
In January 2015, he joined a small waste processing company as General Legal Counsel, and is now working to install waste minimization and resource recovery projects in various industries across the country.