Brett Gailey is a long-time resident of Lake Stevens.  He retired from the Everett Police Department in May 2020 after 21 years in law enforcement.  

He is a Lieutenant Colonel branched Military Intelligence in the US Army Reserves, with a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish from Boise State University and a Masters in Business Administration from the American Military University.  

He is married to Micah and between the two of them have 6 children, which attend or attended Lake Stevens schools.  Family is important to Brett; as Mayor of Lake Stevens, he enjoys the opportunity to help build this great community, with his focus on parks and maintaining a small-town quality of life.  

He is a member of the Snohomish County Tomorrow Executive Committee, the Lake Stevens Art and Parks Foundation, and the Lake Stevens Rotary Club.     

Brett enjoys music from the ’80s, running, hiking nearby peaks, making contacts with his amateur radio, and crawling things with his Jeep.