Board of Advisors
| Carmen Hansen Rivera
Vice President, Geoffrey Bjark, Inc.|
IUPUI Board of Advisors
Carmen Hansen Rivera is a lifelong resident of Indianapolis. Her significant involvement in the Indianapolis community has provided her with the ability to understand and structure public/private partnerships. In addition to researching and developing multicultural services for health and social service providers, she coordinated and implemented the bilingual multicultural educational program for Region V Head Start programs.
Appointed by Senator Lugar, Carmen represents the state of Indiana as a member of the U.S. Senate Republican Task Force of Hispanic Affairs where she has served as chair of the Health and Human Services Sub-Committee. Mayor Stephen Goldsmith appointed Carmen to the Indianapolis Economic Development Corporation, the Cable Franchise Board and the Race Relations Leadership Network.Hansen-Rivera is active in many civic organizations including United Way of Central Indiana, The Urban League, St. Vincent Hospital Foundation, Marion County Mental Health Association, Indianapolis Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Pacers Foundation, and The Damien Center.