Fire Chief Dave Carpenter
Cordelia Fire Protection District
Chief Dave Carpenter began his 30-year career with Contra Costa County Fire Protection District working predominantly in Concord, Martinez, and Antioch where he spent 15 years as a Captain, and then promoted to Battalion Chief in charge of the Training Division. He managed the District’s Fire Trail Program for 23 years operating heavy equipment including the District’s first Fire Attack Dozer. Chief Carpenter was awarded Firefighter of the Year and a Commendation Award from the Contra Costa Fire Commission in 2005. In 2008, Chief Carpenter received his Bachelor of Science degree from Grand Canyon University.