Brett has over two decades of experience advocating for higher education issues and is currently Director of Public Affairs for Lane Community College. Brett is active in numerous nonprofit boards, including United Way, the Oregon Student Foundation, and the National Leadership Team for The Democracy Commitment.
Before joining LCC, he served as the legislative director for a statewide higher education advocacy organization and policy analyst for the State of Oregon. A native of Wisconsin, Brett studied political science at the University of Minnesota and University of Oregon. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, kayaking, music and reading.