Lisa's parents are Blair and Eileen Chapman of Cherokee. She is a 2002 graduate of Washington High School in Cherokee and a 2006 graduate of Iowa State University. Lisa is a Clinical Research Associate with NewLink Genetics in Ames.
Vincent is the grandson of Vincent Novak and the late Lonene Novak of Belle Plaine. He is a 2002 graduate of Belle Plaine High School in Belle Plaine. He is a member of the Iowa National Guard and recently returned home after serving 22 months in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Lisa and Vincent will be married Sept. 29, 2007 in Ames.