Brett Mattson

Legislative Associate

Brett joined NACo in May of 2018 and serves as a Legislative Associate. He assists on legislative research, writing and federal advocacy on issues related to Justice & Public Safety, Finance, Pensions and Intergovernmental Affairs, as well as providing legislative support for the Legislative Director. Previously, he served as a Legislative Intern for NACo.

Brett graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan University in May of 2018 with a B.S. in Political Science and minors in International Affairs and Economics. Prior to joining NACo, Brett served as a research intern for the Southeast Nebraska Development District, as well as interning in the Nebraska State Legislature for Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks.

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Stronger Counties. Stronger America.

About NACo

The National Association of Counties (NACo) strengthens America’s counties, serving nearly 40,000 county elected officials and 3.6 million county employees.  Founded in 1935, NACo unites county officials to:

  • Advocate county priorities in federal policymaking
  • Promote exemplary county policies and practices
  • Nurture leadership skills and expand knowledge networks
  • Optimize county and taxpayer resources and cost savings, and
  • Enrich the public’s understanding of county government.


Strengthen America’s counties.


Healthy, safe and vibrant counties across America.