Portrait of Zach Chartrand (white man), MSW Senior Advisor

Zach Chartrand

  • MSW Senior Advisor, Social Work

Zach Chartrand is an MSW senior advisor in the Social Work Department. He is a master’s level social worker with social work experience spanning micro, mezzo, and macro roles. Zach has worked in several different settings including homeless outreach, housing policy, domestic violence response programming, and program supervision and evaluation.

Prior to his current position, Zach gained direct practice experience conducting homeless outreach and providing housing case management to individuals experiencing homelessness throughout Milwaukee County. He also worked with community agencies and local police departments to operate and evaluate a domestic violence victim response program. Zach has spent much of his professional experience supervising social work programs and mentoring social workers in the field.


  • MSW, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2018
  • BSW, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2016

Professional Interests:

  • Homelessness and homeless outreach
  • Housing policy
  • Domestic violence response programming
  • Program evaluation
  • Nonprofit leadership
  • Social work education