Brett has a vision for the future of Herriman. He is proactive in seeing that Herriman remains a place that residents enjoy. He was instrumental in the establishment of W & M Butterfield Park and continues to be an advocate for the parks and open space, guaranteeing that the City has a place for the children to play. Since 2005, he’s aggressively pursued the emergency preparedness of both Herriman and the Salt Lake Valley. He’s serving on the Homeland Security Grant Council.
Brett Wood moved to Herriman in 1992 with his wife, Tammy, and their 4 children. They now have 5 grandchildren. Brett’s passions include his family, all sports, being active and involved, and his beliefs. Brett enjoys the outdoors, including camping, boating, horses, and taking rides on his Harley.
Brett volunteered a lot of his time being involved with sports; he coached both baseball and football for 23 years. He headed the Herriman baseball program in 1993. Brett was then nominated to the Herriman Association. He helped bring town days back into the community and oversaw the cemetery.
Brett participated with the EPA/Kennecott soil cleanup in Herriman. He was involved in the incorporation of Herriman in 1999. Brett was selected and appointed to serve on the first council for Herriman City. He was reelected in 1999. Brett served on several boards while on City Council. He served from 1999-January 2003 when he resigned his council seat. Brett was interviewed and selected to work full time for the City in January 2003. In his years of service, he has fulfilled many different capacities including Assistant City Manager and now as City Manager in 2010.
Prior to coming to Herriman, Brett worked at Questar Gas for 22 years. He is currently working on getting his M.P.A.
Gordon Haight began his service with Herriman City in 2007. He has served as the City Engineer, Community Development Director, Assistant City Manager, and currently as the Director of Strategic Services. Gordon graduated from Brigham Young University in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Masters of Engineering Management. He has worked for several engineering designs and development companies as well as a number of other municipalities including West Jordan, Draper, South Jordan, Salt Lake City, and Taylorsville.
Gordon’s responsibilities include Engineering, Planning, Building, Economic Development and Community Development.
Cathryn began working for Herriman City in 2004. She was hired as a Building Permit Technician, advanced as a Building Inspector and Plans Examiner, and finally was promoted to Building Official. She has worked in the building safety industry since 1996, including time in Salt Lake County and Taylorsville City.
Cathryn is an eight-way Certified Building Inspector, Certified Building Plans Examiner, as well as a Certified Building Official. She serves as Utah Chapter President of the International Code Council (ICC) and is a member of the ICC’s Four Corners Region board and the Code Officials Legislative Affairs Committee.