Elisabeth Perez – Operations Director, Office of Mayor Ted Wheeler
Elisabeth Perez is Mayor Wheeler’s Operations Director and serves as the lead on innovation and technology. She earned her Master of Science in Disaster Resilience from Tulane University and applies the principles of Emergency Management and Community Resilience in her daily work. She has been instrumental in the development of City policy increasing protections for information/data privacy and security and facilitating a partnership with PSU and PGE to develop the PREPHub pilot, a first of its kind disaster resilience node composed of technological services. She continues to lead the Mayor’s office in the regulation of 5G to best serve to all those who live, work, and play in Portland.