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Phil Davis
Deputy Fire Chief (Ret.)

Phil Davis is the principal in his own consulting firm, Davis Health and Safety Associates, specializing in emergency management, executive development and more. Recently, Chief Davis served as the Emergency Services Director for the American Red Cross, Capital Region Chapter.  In late 2005 he retired as the Deputy Fire Chief of the Elk Grove Fire Department in California. He has also served as the Assistant Fire Chief for the UC Davis Fire Department. He was in the fire service for 28 years (and in emergency services for 33 years) and has worked as a firefighter/paramedic, captain, training officer, EMS coordinator and Chief Fire Officer. He has served on two Type-1 Incident Management Teams in California. His experience also includes part-time adjunct faculty positions at the National Fire Academy, UC Davis and Chico State University as well as numerous California community colleges. He has authored several professional articles and magazine columns. Twice nominated as Fire Instructor of the Year he has presented dozens of classes in 37 states plus Canada.

Chief Davis holds a bachelor of science degree in health science, a master’s degree in public administration and is certified as a chief officer, master instructor, haz mat technician, haz mat incident commander, haz mat safety officer, EMT and fire officer in California. He can be reached at: phil@davissafety.net