Brett Weise is a Council Representative with San Diego City Councilmember Chris Ward and represents the communities of Normal Heights, Golden Hill, and South Park. Through his position, he is intent on advocating on behalf of community members for improved public facilities, additional parks & open space, access to local government, and assistance with city services.
Prior to working as a Council Representative, Brett worked as a General Manager for a café in Ocean Beach, helping run the operations of a locally owned business. From his first job as a janitor at Legoland to his current position, he recognizes the inequity that exists in workplaces across the City, and is committed to democratizing the workplace. He is currently working on an initiative to develop a workforce pilot program to incentivize the creation of worker-owned businesses in San Diego.
Within the District 3 office, Brett is often researching housing initiatives to help improve our City’s inventory of affordable housing, as well as protect tenants from prejudice and displacement. He is the liaison between his office and the San Diego Housing Commission, and helps provide policy support for his Chief of Policy for Land Use and Housing items.
Brett is a graduate of San Diego State University with a B.A. in Political Science, and is a lifelong San Diegan. You can often find Brett happily surfing anywhere along the coast of Southern California, or reading endlessly at LeStats in Normal Heights.