Donald D. Carpenter, PhD, PE, LEED AP is Vice President of Drummond Carpenter, PLLC and a Professor of Practice at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield MI.  He is an accredited green design professional (LEED AP) and practicing professional engineer (PE) whose expertise includes green stormwater infrastructure (GSI), stormwater management, hydrologic modeling and design, and field data collection.  Dr. Carpenter’s has 25 years’ experience working with diverse clients across the United States as a researcher and practicing professional.  As a National Charrette Institute certified community engagement specialist, he has extensive experience in community engagement and planning.  His efforts have facilitated community implementation of stormwater master plans and the development of community socio-economic sustainability plans.  As founding Director of the Great Lakes Stormwater Management Institute at Lawrence Technological University, he conducts research on innovative infiltration-based stormwater practices and advises communities on how to implement GSI.  As a national stormwater expert, Dr. Carpenter serves on the Washington Department of Ecology Bureau of External Reviewers where assists in the certification of innovative stormwater technologies. Finally, Dr. Carpenter is an active leader and board member for several committees and non-profit organizations dedicated to improving water quality and citizen quality of life including Pure Oakland Water (POW), Cranbrook Institute of Science, Great Lakes Stormwater Collaborative, and Society of American Military Engineers.