Improving Walkability

Improving Walkability

The ability to walk to parks, restaurants, and other neighborhoods improves a community’s quality of life.  If elected to the Apex Town Council, I’d like to greatly expand the network of sidewalks, greenways, and bike lanes in Apex to better connect its residents to their neighbors and points of interest.

Thoughtful Growth

Thoughtful Growth

Apex is growing quickly, and sometimes infrastructure like roads, sidewalks, water/sewer, and schools hasn’t kept up.  If elected to the Apex Town Council, I’d like to help ensure that the next long term development plan for Apex accounts for the heavy use of infrastructure by the current and future residents.

High Tech Jobs

High Tech Jobs

Instead of driving to Research Triangle Park, Raleigh, or Cary, many Apex residents would love to work close to home.  If elected to the Apex Town Council, I’d like to increase funding to connect Town infrastructure to businesses and potentially use tax incentives to attract high tech businesses to the Town.

Improving Walkability

Improving Walkability

The ability to walk to parks, restaurants, and other neighborhoods improves a community’s quality of life. If elected to the Apex Town Council, I’d like to greatly expand the network of sidewalks, greenways, and bike lanes in Apex to better connect its residents to their neighbors and points of interest.

Thoughtful Growth

Thoughtful Growth

Apex is growing quickly, and sometimes infrastructure like roads, sidewalks, water/sewer, and schools hasn’t kept up.  If elected to the Apex Town Council, I’d like to help ensure that the next long term development plan for Apex accounts for the heavy use of infrastructure by the current and future residents.

High Tech Jobs

High Tech Jobs

Instead of driving to Research Triangle Park, Raleigh, or Cary, many Apex residents would love to work close to home.  If elected to the Apex Town Council, I’d like to increase funding to connect Town infrastructure to businesses and potentially use tax incentives to attract high tech businesses to the Town.

Get to Know Me

  • Lifelong resident of North Carolina (and proud of it)
  • Moved to the Whitehall Manor neighborhood in Apex in 2009
  • Served on the Whitehall Manor HOA Board of Directors since 2011
  • Initially fell in love with Apex after attending the Olde Fashioned Fourth of July
  • Married to high school sweetheart Alison since 2008
  • Proud owner of two high-energy dogs: Rösti and Pixel
  • Enjoys jogging, gardening, craft beer, and both UNC and NCSU sports

My Education

  • Earned a Ph.D in Atmospheric Science from North Carolina State University in 2012
  • Dissertation title: “Marine Organic Aerosols and Their Implication to Climate”
  • Graduated with degrees in Environmental Science and Geography at the
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2007
  • Attended North Carolina public schools in Buncombe County from grades K-12
  • Senior Superlative at T.C. Roberson High School: Most Dependable

What I Do Professionally

  • Currently works as a statistician at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency analyzing air quality across the US and determining trends in pollution levels resulting from recent emission reductions
  • These analyses help show compliance with health-based standards and air quality/visibility improvement resulting from EPA rules
  • Previously worked as a postdoc at the EPA to improve marine emissions in the air quality model used by EPA and researchers around the world
  • Co-author on 25 peer-reviewed publications in journals such as Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Environmental Science & Technology, and Geoscientific Model Development

Beers with Brett

I’d like to learn what you like about Apex or things you’d like to see change. What better way to do that than to get together at Southern Peak Brewery for great beers and good conversation?

Select a time below (or Click Here) and I’ll meet you there!

I’ve Officially Filed

Yesterday I officially filed for candidacy! You can find Brett Gantt on the ballot for Apex Town Council on November 7th!

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Bond Referendum

On November 7th, Apex voters will have the opportunity to invest in the Town's future with a 48 million dollar bond referendum. I strongly support the passage of this bond because it fills a need for a major park in the rapidly-growing southwestern part of...

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Gantt for Apex

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