Chuck Robb represented the state of Virginia during his political career. In 1978 he was elected Lieutenant Governor of Virginia and served until 1982. He served as Governor of Virginia from 1982-1986. In 1988 he was elected to the United States Senate. He was appointed by President George W. Bush as co-chair, Commission on Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction 2004-2005. In 2006 he was appointed to serve on the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board. He also served on the Iraq Study Group.