Don Carter has been with the East Lansing Fire Department since 1992. He was named lieutenant in 2007, captain in 2010 and has held his current position as fire inspector since 2013.
Prior to joining the East Lansing Fire Department, Don spent two years on the nursing staff at Lansing’s Sparrow Hospital in the emergency department. Prior to that position, he worked for United Parcel Service for five years.
He has an extensive background in training and certifications from the National Fire Protection Association, the National Fire Academy and the Michigan State Police. Don is 53 years old, married and the father of four children. He also has a grandchild.