Our President

Latosha Clemons 

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Latosha Clemons is currently the Fire Chief of Forest Park Fire Department in Clayton County, Georgia. Prior to her appointment she served the City of Boynton Beach as Deputy Fire Chief for nearly 24 years. In addition, Latosha was the first African American Female in the City of Boynton Beach Fire Department, a department established in 1924, and is currently the First African American Female Chief in the City of Forest Park.

Academic and professional development has always been a priority for Chief Clemons. Latosha completed an Associate of Science Degree in Emergency Medical Services in 2001, an Associate of Science Degree in Fire Science in 2005, a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Organizational Leadership in 2006, and a Master of Science Degree in Executive Management in 2014. She attended the Carl Holmes Development Institute at Dillard University.

 

Latosha is most proud of successfully completing the four-year National Fire Academy’s Executive Fire Officers Program in Emmitsburg Maryland. Chief Clemons professional affiliations include International Association of Black Professional Fire Fighters, the Standing President of Gold Coast Progressive Firefighters, a member of Women in Fire serving as the Southeast Trustee, International Association of Fire Chiefs, and a proud member of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women serving as the Chapter President.

 

Latosha has a passion for community, which motivates her to continue growing in her personal and professional life.