Chuck Timm is the son of a retired Air Force Colonel who was assigned to special missions. Those missions included flying dignitaries and elected officials to and from various countries for high-level meetings. As a result, Chuck spent four years of his youth living in Europe and the remainder moving about the United States.
Chuck spent his senior year in high school in Fairfield, California, while his father was stationed at Travis Air Force Base. During that time, he became a member of the Travis AFB Civil Air Patrol. Subsequently, he earned an Associate's of Science degree in Criminal Justice and a Bachelor's of Arts degree in Human Resource Management.
Chuck’s career in law enforcement began and ended with the City of Fairfield; Chuck is a 31-year veteran of the field Police Department. He retired in 2004.
Chuck was elected to the Fairfield City Council in November 2014. He previously served as City Councilmember from November 2007 to November 2011. He was re-elected in 2018.
Chuck met his wife, the daughter of an Air Force Master Sergeant, while living in Fairfield during his senior year of high school. Chuck and his wife have a son, a daughter, and three granddaughters.