Monday, March 11th | RSVP
5:30 – 7:00 p.m. | Embassy Suites
3880 W. Northwest Highway, Dallas 75220
5:30 p.m. Appetizers and Cash Bar
6:00 p.m. Program
Dallas Fire & Rescue
Dallas Fire & Rescue isn’t standing still as our population grows and the number of calls for help increase. The Department is working to reduce EMS response time, improve its capacity to prioritize dispatches, recruit new firefighters, and add to the equipment necessary to meet the demand. In December, City Manager T.C. Broadnax appointed Dominique Artis, a Dallas native and a 23-year veteran of Dallas Fire & Rescue, to serve as the Chief of the Department.
Join us on March 11 to hear Chief Artis discuss the challenges facing the Department and his plans for the future of Dallas Fire & Rescue.
Dominique Artis became Chief of the Dallas Fire-Rescue Department on December 28, 2018. Prior to his appointment, he was the Assistant Chief of the Administration Bureau overseeing Training, Maintenance, Clothing and Supply, Recruiting, Chaplain Services, and the Environmental Management System for Dallas Fire-Rescue. Chief Artis has worked in various assignments throughout his 24-year career in the department. He has served as Captain, in both Emergency Operations and the Emergency Medical Service Bureau, a district swing Lieutenant, Driver Engineer, and Fire Rescue Paramedic. Chief Artis holds various certifications including Master Firefighter, Master ARFF, Fire Officer I, Fire Instructor I, and USAR Task Force leader.
Dominique Artis grew up in Dallas, Texas, and is a graduate of Franklin D. Roosevelt High School. He attained a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Technology from Prairie View A&M University, and is a graduate of the National Fire Academy, Executive Fire Officer Program. His favorite pastime includes traveling, watching sports, and sharing time with his wife of 19 years and their two daughters.