Port Authority Board of Directors Elects SIU AVP Powell to Post

SIU Assistant Vice President Bryan Powell has been unanimously elected to serve as secretary-treasurer of the Detroit/Wayne County Port Authority.

The port authority’s board of directors voted for Powell on March 16.

Board members serve four-year terms, without compensation. Powell has been on the board since March 2017.

For more information about the port authority, visit www.portdetroit.com

Powell launched his career with the SIU at the union-affiliated Paul Hall Center, attending the apprenticeship program in 1993. Since then, he has worked in several capacities and in various locations for the organization. Powell has served as assistant vice president of the SIU since March 2007. He has also served as assistant vice president for the SIU-affiliated Seafarers Entertainment and Allied Trades Union (SEATU) since 2012.