Nathan Trauernicht

Nate Trauernicht

Position Title
Fire Chief

  • Fire Department

Serving in the fire service since 1993, Nathan J. Trauernicht has a diverse background that includes positions ranging from Firefighter to UC Davis' Fire Chief with departments across the country.

Nathan earned his undergraduate degree in Fire Protection and Safety Engineering from Oklahoma State University and holds a master’s degree in public administration from the Keller Graduate School of Management. Beyond completing the Executive Leadership and Management Institute (ELMI) at Stanford University, Nathan is a graduate of the UC Davis Executive Program, Member of the Institution of Fire Engineers, and is designated as a Chief Fire Officer® , Chief EMS Officer®, and as a Chief Training Officer® by the Center for Public Safety Excellence.