McMorris Rodgers Welcomes District Director Chud Wendle
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) released the following statement announcing community leader and lifelong Eastern Washington resident Chud Wendle as her new District Director.
“It is with great excitement that I welcome Chud Wendle as my District Director. As a longtime leader and member of the Eastern Washington community, I know that he will serve as an invaluable member of our team. Chud brings over a decade of experience and involvement in Eastern Washington, having worked with numerous local non-profit organizations, including Goodwill Industries and United Way of both Pullman and Spokane. He and his family have a long history of giving back to our community, and I am glad to have him as a member of my staff. His leadership will bring new opportunities to my congressional office, advancing our partnership in moving Eastern Washington projects and issues forward. I look forward to working with Chud as we continue to bring new possibilities to Eastern Washington families.”
Chud has worked in the private sector in both the automotive and real estate industries. Additionally, his entrepreneurial spirit led to the creation of the first and only frozen yogurt and cupcake shop in Pullman. For the past ten years Chud has coached numerous sports teams, including volunteering as a Spokane Youth Sports coach.
Chud and his family recently moved back to Spokane after living in Pullman for six years. He and his wife, Cindy, have three sons, Ben, Nick, and Jack. Ben, their oldest, will be starting Lewis and Clark High School in the fall – making him the fourth generation of Wendle’s to attend the school.