Term ends: 12/31/2020
Brett Abernathy, District 1 County Councilman, is a native of Colorado and Weld County. Having lived in the Fort Lupton, Del Camino and Windsor areas of the county, he is experienced and familiar with the different concerns and challenges the governing of a large county entails.
As a 1990 graduate of Windsor High, and a 1994 graduate of Colorado State University with a BS in agricultural business, Brett spent five years as a research technician for the university in row crops as well as 1.5 years in the dry bean industry in eastern Colorado. He also served on the Phillips County Fair Board while working in the Holyoke area.
Retiring as Chairman of the Colorado Federation of Young Republicans in December of 2012, Brett has moved on to hold the position as County Councilman for District 1 having been elected in November 2012.
Brett was elected by fellow Weld County Republican Party members to represent the county for the next two years as a Bonus member to the State Republican Central Committee.
Brett has owned and operated Western Skies Construction based in Windsor for twelve years and has completed many projects in the northern Colorado and southern Wyoming areas.
Brett resides in rural Weld County in the Gill/Galeton area.