Chapin also served as Ferris' representative to the Citizens Advisory Committee, as a member of the Principal's Advisory Committee for Ferris, and as a member of the Gifted Education Parent Advisory Committee. Chapin is currently employed as Infection Control Coordinator at Sacred Heart Medical Center. She was a CampFire USA club leader and board member for the Spokane AIDS network. A Washington State University graduate, Chapin has been a registered nurse since 1979. Both of her children attended Spokane Public Schools and graduated from Ferris, as did Chapin herself.