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 Colonel branched Military Intelligence in the US Army Reserves and currently commands a Strategic Intelligence Detachment for CENTCOM.  Brett graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Spanish from Boise State University and a Masters in Business Administration from the American Military University.  Additionally, he is a graduate of the United States Army Command and General Staff College.

He is married to Micah and between the two of them have seven children, who 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, the Lake Stevens Rotary Club, and a past Lake Stevens Food Bank Board member.  

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