Mayor Pro Tem Denise Davis


Council Member Denise Davis

Elected:  2018 (District 1)
Current Term: 2018-2022

Address: 35 Cajon St, Suite 200, Redlands
Mailing: P.O. Box 3005, Redlands, CA 92373-1005
Telephone (office): (909) 798-7533
Fax: (909) 798-7535
Email: ddavis@cityofredlands.org

COUNCIL COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS:

City Commissions and Boards:

Cultural Arts Commission (Primary)
Human Relations Commission (Primary)
Traffic and Parking Commission (Primary)

Area-Wide Committees/Community Organizations:

Inland Empire Economic Partnership (alternate)
OMNITRANS (alternate)
SBCTA (alternate)

BACKGROUND/EMPLOYMENT:
Denise Davis grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada. She came to Redlands as the first in her family to pursue a 4-year college degree. She graduated from the Johnston Center for Integrative Studies at the University of Redlands in 2006. She then earned her master’s degree in Social and Cultural Psychology from the London School of Economics in 2008. Denise attended LSE as a Rotary International Scholar, and was sponsored by the Redlands Rotary Club. Denise has spent her career working in higher education, both in the realms of student affairs and teaching. She’s worked at the University of Oregon, the University of Redlands, and currently works at UC Riverside. 

Awards:
Redlands Woman of the Year (2017--given by Assemblymember Steinorth)
Woman of Distinction (2018--given by Assemblymember Medina)
University of Redlands Centennial Hope Award (2007)
University of Redlands Outstanding Senior Award (2006)


COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:
Alumni Board of Directors, University of Redlands (2013-2019)
Rotary International Scholar (2007-2008--sponsored by the Redlands Noon Rotary Club)
AAUW Redlands Branch Member (2014-present)
Redlands Common Ground Conversation Series Moderator/Founder (2017-2018)

PERSONAL:

  • Resident of Redlands since 2002
  • Hobbies - Attending academic and political conferences, public lectures, and events. Eating at favorite Redlands restaurants and coffee shops with friends. Coaching intramural basketball at the UofR.