Engineering professional and avid community volunteer Bryan Tanner, with the support of family, friends and his campaign committee, announced February 4th of 2022 his intent to represent St. Joseph County Council District H covering much of Mishawaka’s core neighborhoods and all of River Park in South Bend.

Tanner is known for his community service and charitable commitments which include coaching at East End Little League, MSA Soccer, and with the Mishawaka Wrestling Club. He is an Eagle Scout and also a member of the Mishawaka Lions Club local service organization. He has been a board member of the Mishawaka Business Association since 2018 and is the founding member of Inspire Mishawaka, a 501c(3) nonprofit focusing on downtown Mishawaka. He has previously served on the Mishawaka City Council, Redevelopment Commission, and Historic Preservation Commission. These efforts and more earned him recognition as one of Michiana’s Forty Under 40 in 2017.

Bryan, his wife Cari, son Phillip, and daughter Charlee live in “The Oaks” neighborhood of Mishawaka near Battell Park. They also became guardians of their nephew Anthony Ferguson for 7 years prior to him graduating from Mishawaka High School in 2020 and starting his full time career. Bryan studied architectural technology at Vincennes University and civil engineering at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. This educational background led to his current role as Design Technology Manager at Troyer Group, a local engineering and landscape architecture firm. Bryan has also consulted engineering firms and trained engineers across the country.

As a member of the County Council, Mr. Tanner looks forward to leveraging his education, work experience, past public service and charitable efforts to serve our community. He believes we all do better when we can depend on public safety, have confidence in our health, and have the absolute ability to provide for our families. Bryan plans to serve with all decisions and directives made through the lens of those priorities and to ensure the urban residential areas of Mishawaka and River Park remain important components in the County Council’s efforts.