Passionate About Resilient Futures

Jeana C. Wiser 

As Co-Founder of Greyspace Collective, Jeana demonstrates a passion and purpose for working at the intersection of resilience and preservation. She advocates for communities through innovative solutions and creative-thinking that place people, their histories, and community assets at the resilience table. Motivated by the belief that old buildings are often essential ingredients for supporting culturally rich (and resilient) communities, Jeana integrates place, culture and exposure throughout her professional practice. Based in New Orleans, Jeana has worked nationally and internationally for 8+ years, building coalitions and weaving together a network of community leaders, practitioners, and experts actively addressing the future of climate and disaster-vulnerable communities. Jeana holds a Masters Degree in Urban Planning from the University of Washington, with natural hazards and historic preservation concentrations and Bachelor of Science Degrees in Ethnic Studies and Liberal Studies, with a Native American Studies concentration, from Oregon State University.

Jeana can be contacted directly at jeana@greyspacecollective.com

Edgar Gómez 

Edgar is a disaster recovery professional with more than 10 years experience engaging in community organizing nationally and internationally. Understanding that climate change is a threat that will be affecting all communities, Edgar co-founded Greyspace Collective, an organization that works to bring communities and goverments closer to help build new paths to resilience, cooperation and understaning. Edgar brings a diverse and proven skill set to the work of building community resilience. He holds a Masters degree in disaster resilience leadership from Tulane University in New Orleans and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from Brooklyn College.

Edgar can be contacted directly at egomez1184@gmail.com