CSFA Director, Russell Rawls appointed to the California State Board of Fire Services
Russell Rawls, 57, of Saugus, has been appointed to the California State Board of Fire Services. Rawls has held multiple positions at the Los Angeles Fire Department since 1985, including fire inspector, firefighter and paramedic. He is Southern California director of the California State Firefighters' Association, a shop steward at the United Firefighters of Los Angeles City, Local 112 and a Los Angeles Firefighters Association member and liaison. Rawls is a member of the International Association of Firefighters and of the California Professional Firefighters. This position does not require Senate confirmation and there is no compensation. Rawls is a Democrat.