Mayor's Office

City of Flint Announces Interim Deputy Chief


Carrie has been with the Flint Fire Department since 1999 and has served as a Firefighter/Paramedic, Provisional Suppression Sergeant, State of Michigan Fire Inspector, Instructor/Coordinator, Firefighter Instructor and Hazardous Material Technician. She has demonstrated outstanding commitment to the Fire Service profession and to the field of emergency medicine through her educational achievements and her career experience.

“We are thrilled to advance Carrie to this position.  Her considerable experience in EMS, Fire Prevention, grant writing, project management, training & development, and community relations will make her a tremendous asset to our public safety team and will best position the Department to meet upcoming challenges,” said Chief Barton.

With a Bachelor of Science from the University of Michigan and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration/Public Administration from Columbia Southern University, Carrie brings over 18 years of fire and EMS experience to this position.  In addition to Carrie’s impressive fire service

history, she has extensive experience in administrative and grant management, EMS operations, legal/policy compliance and program management.

“Carrie has served the Flint Fire Department and community with distinction and honor for years. I am thrilled to hear that she will be taking on the well-earned position of Interim Deputy Chief, I know that she will continue to help the Fire Department excel in its service to our residents.” –Mayor Karen Weaver