Michael Garcia

Michael Garcia (@garrrcya) serves as a senior policy analyst in the Homeland Security and Public Safety Division of NGA Solutions at the National Governors Association. Garcia focuses on state cybersecurity, countering violent extremism, emergency communications and energy resiliency.

Prior to joining NGA in 2015, Garcia was a scholar at the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Homeland Security Project, where he worked alongside the 9/11 Commissioners to publish Today’s Rising Terrorist Threat and the Danger to the United States: Reflections on the Tenth Anniversary of The 9/11 Commission Report.

Garcia holds an M.P.A with a concentration in international stabilization and recovery operations and a bachelor’s degree in political science from James Madison University.

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