Art was initiated into the Fraternity's undergraduate chapter at Ohio University on Feb. 3, 1979. As an alumnus, he has served the Fraternity as an assistant Grand Praetor and a Grand Praetor, or regional governor, of the West Virginia/Pittsburgh province. He also served his undergraduate chapter as its colony advisor leading up to its reactivation on March 19, 2016. Art is an entrepreneurial professional with proven and growing skills of leadership, tactful collaboration and thinking on the fly. Greek-letter ife is well represented in his household — his wife is a member of the Alpha Xi Delta women's fraternity, his 25-year-old son is a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity and his 23-year-old son is a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity.
As a regional chapter support coordinator, Art works within the undergraduate services department to assist the Grand Praetors, or regional governors, in his area to provide guidance for the Fraternity's undergraduate chapters, engage alumni and alumni chapters, and to facilitate mutually beneficial relationships with university partners. Art oversees Region 2, which includes undergraduate chapters in the Western Pennsylvania, Eastern Virginia, Western Virginia, Central Pennsylvania, Mid Atlantic, Eastern and West Virginia provinces.