Hometown: Ventura, CA
Tait graduated from California State University, Chico in 1998, with a bachelor's degree in Public Administration. He began his fire service career in 2000 as a Volunteer Firefighter for the City of Chico.
He graduated from the Butte Fire Academy in Oroville in 2002. In 2004, Tait was hired as a Firefighter for the City of Reno where he worked for six years before coming back to California, where he was hired as a Firefighter for the UC Davis Fire Department in 2010. In January 2014 Tait was promoted to Engineer and in January 2016 to Captain. He is currently assigned to Engine 34 on the B-Shift.