Battalion Chief, Special Operations
Oakland Fire Department
Lisa Baker retired as a Battalion Chief after almost thirty years in the fire service.
Lisa is a graduate of the National Fire Academy Executive Fire Officers Program, the IAFC Executive Development Institute, has a Master’s Degree in Leadership, a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Studies, an AA Degree in Fire Science and Is a certified Fire Chief. She has instructed at FDIC as well as at many Women in Fire Conferences.
Lisa serves as a mentor to young people who aspire to become a firefighter as well as those aspiring to promote within the fire service
Lisa is active in community as a volunteer with the local school district.
Lisa enjoys spending time with family and friends, working out, and traveling in her spare time.