d'Lisa Davies

Commissioner, d’Lisa Davies

Los Angeles City Fire Department; Captain (RET)
United Firefighters of Los Angeles City, Local 112 

In 1984 d'Lisa was hired as the first African American female of the City of Los Angeles Fire Department. d'Lisa has served as a member of the Fire Chief's Inter-group Relations Committee; Terrorism Committee; and Incident Management Team. She was also an Instructor for the West Los Angeles and Metro F.I.R.E. Academies, a Recruitment Adviser/Mentor and a Public Safety Officer (PSO).

While in the LAFD Recruitment Unit, d'Lisa developed successful programs including: CPAT simulated testing and Proctor Cadre, Oral Preparation Seminars and Preparatory Interviews, and a Mentor Program.
Committed to the recruitment of woman since first being hired as a firefighter, d’Lisa was ap

pointed to the Cal-JAC’s Women’s Commission in 2005 where she brought her experience and talents to enhance their mission of creating a more diverse workforce. d'Lisa also serves as a CPAT proctor at FCTC Orange and FCTC South El Monte.

Women's Commission News and Events

Women's Commission Launches Mentoring Program

The Cal-JAC and its Women’s Commission have launched a groundbreaking mentoring program designed to help departments keep their best and brightest and help firefighters succeed in a tough, demanding career.

2019 Cal-JAC Career Expos

Would-be firefighters will get an up-close look at what it takes to become a first responder later this summer, when the California Firefighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (Cal-JAC) hosts its annual Career Expos. 

Women's Commission Archive