Brett is responsible for managing and executing VOF’s mission to protect the quality of Virginia’s outdoors—and make its resources available to its people—through its land conservation and grant programs. She values the opportunity to work in the public policy arena to cultivate support for conservation and promote greater understanding of its benefits to communities and families. Prior to joining VOF, Brett worked as a real estate and land-use attorney in the private sector and for the Virginia Attorney General’s Office, where she represented VOF and executive branch natural resource agencies of the Commonwealth. Brett earned her law degree from the William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law in Williamsburg and holds a bachelor’s in foreign affairs from the University of Virginia. In her spare time, Brett enjoys traveling, studying romance languages, and listening to live music.