Brett served on the King County Regional Affordable Housing Task Force's Standing Advisory Panel and was subsequently appointed to the King County Affordable Housing Committee. He has also served on the Washington Supreme Court Unlawful Detainer Workgroup, and the Federal Way Housing Advisory Board. He also serves on the National Apartment Association's Legislative Committee, including the sub committee's on policy development and advocacy.
Prior to joining WMFHA, Brett was a litigation attorney representing individual clients in contested family law issues in the Seattle area. Brett graduated from Santa Clara University, receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and later graduated from St. Mary’s University of San Antonio Law School.