District 1 - Bryant W. Nolden
Bryant W. Nolden was elected 1st District County Commissioner on November 4, 2014. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from Central State University, Wilberforce, Ohio and a Master of Public Administration in Education Leadership, graduating with honors from the University of Michigan-Flint. He is the proud product of Flint Community Schools, graduating from Flint Central High School in 1983. He was a teacher with the Flint Community Schools from February, 1992 to June, 2014.
Bryant was 3rd Ward Councilman with the City of Flint until his election to the County Board where he served as the Major Grants Chair for two years, and Vice President of the City Council for two years. Commissioner Nolden is Chairperson of the Governmental Operations Committee and Vice-Chairperson of the Public Works Committee. He also sits on the Genesee County Land Bank Board, and has served as volunteer director at Berston Field House for the last five years, responsible for day-to-day operations.
Bryant, better known as “BB,” is a member of Eureka Lodge No. 16, Saginaw Valley Consistory No. 71 and Oman Temple No 72 Masonic organizations, a member of Foss Ave Baptist Church, serving on the Usher and Youth Boards, and a member of Omega Psi Phi fraternity. He is a divorced father of one daughter and has two wonderful grandchildren. He enjoys playing chess and reading.
People are his joy. He loves working in the community and simply helping wherever he can. His motto is: “Bringing communities together for the betterment of the people.”
You can contact Commissioner Nolden at: [email protected] or (810) 341-5938