Art Bryant first joined the ASBE Association in 1980, served on the High School Design Contest Committee for 20 years, served as Association president in 1997, and was a founding board member of the asbe Foundation. In addition to his career as an engineer for Chrysler Corporation and the Ford Motor Company, Art has a long history of community service. “I have always believed in giving back to the community as much as possible...” A graduate of Wayne State University, he served as president of the WSU Alumni Association, was a member of the WSU Founda-tion Board, the Board of Visitors for the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts, and currently serves as co-president with his wife of the Understudies, a support group for the Hilberry Graduate Theater Company.
Art also attended the U.S. Naval Academy and has been the Detroit Chapter President of its Alumni Association for 40 years. Today Art serves on the Grosse Pointe Woods City Council and is presently Mayor Pro-Tem. “I wanted to serve on the asbe Foundation Board to continue the work of the ASBE Association Drafting Contest and scholarship program. I felt they were the most important work that the Association did. Today, the Foundation helps to keep a well-educated supply of interested people available to join in designing and engineering vehicles for our future.” Art Bryant is an example of the selfless people who have contributed to the asbe Foundation in many ways