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Annual Conference


Carlos Garcia

Carlos Garcia photo
Director Emergency Management and Continuity, IUPUI
caegarci[at]iupui [dot] edu

Carlos Garcia is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive emergency planning and preparedness program for IUPUI.  This program has been designed to integrate and engage campus and community partners on a wide range of emergency and disaster issues, which may impact the Indianapolis campus.

Prior to joining IU, Carlos served as the senior homeland security planner and plans development branch chief for the Indiana Department of Homeland Security and was responsible for the development, validation, and implementation of the Indiana Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan as well as Indiana’s Catastrophic Earthquake Plan. 

Carlos also serves as the planning section chief on the state of Indiana’s Incident Management Assistance Team and has been deployed with that group to such incidents as Hurricane Katrina, the Henryville, Indiana Tornado and more recently, Hurricane Sandy in the state of New York.

Carlos serves as an emergency management instructor for the Indiana Department of Homeland Security as well an exercise controller/evaluator in support of disaster-based exercises conducted at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center in Jennings County, Indiana. 

Carlos is a 16-year veteran of the United States Army/Army Reserves and has served in Europe, the Middle East, Central America, and at posts throughout the U.S. 

Session title: “HELP! CICP, JIC? – What the heck are these things and what do I do with them?"

For more information about this session, see the program.