Brittny grew up in the Kootenays and lived abroad before settling in Nelson. She studied at Selkirk College, and has a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from UBC Okanagan and a Master of Science in Environmental Science and Policy from the Central European University in Budapest.
She was elected to Nelson City Council in 2018 and served on the board of the Regional District of Central Kootenay. Professionally, Brittny has worked for regional government in the environmental services department, focused on services such as resource recovery and water systems.
Prior to being elected to City Council, she co-founded The Cannabis Conservancy and developed the "Sun and Earth" certification program. This environmental certification builds upon the principles of organic agriculture, focusing on soil health, onsite nutrient fertility, while empowering workers, and fostering community engagement.
Brittny lives with her partner Paul and dog Stella. She loves spending time with her family and enjoys playing in the mountains, year-round, with her friends.