The leader of the village or settlement. As introduced in Noble V: Greylancer, the governing body of a human settlement is different under Vampire rule. The chief is the equivalent to a Mayor, the Sub-Chief assissts him and may act on his behalf when not present just as the duputy mayor does. They rely on the policing body of the Overlord it seems. The main duty of chief seems to be dealing with political functions, providing information/advising any visiting authority, and making sure proceedings go as well as possible for the good of the village.