Bryce Davis has served as Emergency Management Coordinator for Haltom City since March 2020. In April 2022, seeing the importance of the emergency management program, the City Manager created the Department of Emergency Management as a standalone city department. Bryce was selected to lead the department and appointed as the Director, Public Preparedness and Outreach.
During his tenure with Haltom City, he has been tasked with leading the city through several complex incidents, including the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the response and recovery efforts for Winter Storm Uri in February 2021 and the thousand-year floods in August 2022. Additionally, his roles include public safety exercise development and planning response and recovery operations for incidents ranging from severe weather to active threats. Bryce has developed and implemented a comprehensive public preparedness plan designed at ensuring the residents of Haltom City are better prepared for disasters of any type or complexity. In February 2022, Bryce was elected to a three-year term as the Suburban City Representative on the Board of Directors for the Metropolitan Area Emergency Medical Services Authority.
Bryce previously served on active duty in the United States Marine Corps from 2003-2011, which included two deployments to Iraq. He has been in the Selected Marine Corps Reserves since 2011, where he currently serves as a Company First Sergeant. From 2011-2015 he served as a defense contractor, working on the southwest US border, across the Middle East, and Southeast Asia. He started his emergency management career as an Emergency Management Officer with the Fort Worth Fire Department from February 2016 - March 2020. Bryce was awarded the Certified Emergency Manager designation in 2021, the highest honor of professional achievement available from the International Association of Emergency Managers. Bryce has a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Columbia College and a Master of Arts in Emergency Management from Georgetown University.