Nancy and Irving Chase

Nancy & Irving Chase are very involved in the Orange County Jewish community. They are co-chairs of the Board of Visitors of Chapman University’s Rogers Center for Holocaust Education. Irv also serves as a trustee at Chapman University, Chairman of the Board of the Merage Jewish Community Center, JCC Maccabi Games co-chair, and past National President and Foundation President of the Zeta Beta Tau National Fraternity.

He is an attorney who manages a real estate investment and management company. Ryan, their son, is the fourth generation of their family business that was founded in Orange County in 1919. They also have a daughter Catie who is the interim Women’s Athletic Director and Varsity soccer coach at Sage Hill High School and a new daughter-in-law, Brooke, a fitness instructor at the Merage JCC.

Nancy serves on the board of the Merage Jewish Community Center and Women’s Philanthropy of the Jewish Federation, Jewish Family Services advisory council, the Bureau of Jewish Education’s Young Philanthropists, and is actively involved with Families Forward, an organization helping homeless families. She is a retired elementary school teacher.