Meet Your City Council
District 1 - Tommie Conaway
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Tommie Conaway represents District 1 and has been a resident of Daphne since 1975. She received a BS and M. Ed in Elementary Education from Alabama State University in Montgomery. Administrative Certification (N-12) was obtained from the University of Mobile. Councilwoman Conaway has served Baldwin County as an educator for 34 years. She taught 13 years in the classroom and 21 years as principal at Foley Middle, Daphne Intermediate and Daphne East. Councilwoman Conaway retired in 2009. She serves on various boards and committees in the community. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, playing tennis, shopping and spending time with her grandsons. She is married to Francis B. Conaway. They have two daughters, Tiffany N. Conaway (deceased) and Leah Conaway (Dominic) Washington. She is the grandmother of Brock and Beau Washington. Councilwoman Conaway is committed to serve the people in Daphne, especially District 1.
District 2 - Pat Rudicell (Council President)
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Pat Rudicell, currently the only elected official that is a native of Daphne, represents District 2, Olde Towne. He is a retired Lieutenant Colonel with 30 years of service in the United States Army, United States Army Reserve, and the Army National Guard, as well as an independent investor and property manager. Councilman Rudicell is a graduate of Fairhope High School and received his Bachelor of Arts in Business and Master of Arts in Education from the University of Mobile. He is a veteran of Operation Desert Storm and Global War on Terror. His parents, who also still reside in Olde Towne Daphne, are Jamie and Mary Rudicell. Councilman Rudicell is chairman of the Finance Committee and serves on the Library Board, and is a liaison to the Daphne Museum.
District 3 - Joel Coleman
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New Council member Joel Coleman moved to Daphne shortly after graduation from college in 1988. He received a Masters of Science degree in Environmental Engineering and a Bachelors of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Auburn University. He and his wife of ten years, Angel, have two beautiful daughters, Emma (8) and Chloe (6), who both attend Daphne Elementary School. Councilman Coleman enjoys sports, music, grilling, hiking and being the best husband, father, Councilman, basketball coach and Children's Godly Play assistant that I can be. He is currently employed by DR Horton, Inc. as the Land Development Project Manager for the Northern Gulf Coast.
District 4 - Doug Goodlin
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Doug Goodlin represents District 4 and has been a resident of Daphne since July 2010 when he retired from 26 years active duty with the United States Air Force. He is a graduate of the Air Force Academy where he earned his BS degree in International Relations. After flight school, he was chosen to fly the HH-53 Super Jolly Green Giant rescue helicopter at RAF Woodbridge, United Kingdom. Following his time in Europe, he moved to Hurlburt Field, FL in the 20th Special Operations Squadron where he saw action during Operations Desert Shield and Storm. His final tour of duty was to Maxwell AFB in Montgomery where he was the Director of Operations of CAP-USAF before volunteering for a one year tour to Iraq as an Air Advisor during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He retired in 2010 and began working as an AF JROTC Senior Aerospace Science Instructor at Daphne High school. He is married to Mary Eisenmann Goodlin and they have four grown children. He enjoys woodworking, golf, camping, kayaking and bicycling. He is excited to be working for District 4.
District 5 - Ron Scott
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Councilman Ron Scott has represented District 5 since October 2004. Originally from Decatur, Georgia, he is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a degree in Political Science. Councilman Scott and his wife Linda (who is a talented local artist) moved to Daphne from Chattanooga, Tennessee in 2003, and they have operated Scott and Associates (promotional products distributors) since 1994. Councilman Scott spent eight years as a member of the Daphne Utility Board and has been chairman of various council committees. He currently is the Council representative on the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and the Daphne Planning Commission. Councilman Scott is proud of the financial improvement Daphne has made over the last 12 years.
District 6 - Robin LeJeune (Pro Tem)
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Robin LeJeune represents District 6 and is a resident of Lake Forest. Originally from Mobile, but has been a resident of Daphne since 2006. When he is not serving the residents of Daphne, he works as an owner of Market by the Bay Fresh Seafood Market and Restaurant, and enjoys spending time with his family and friends. Robin is married to Christina, and they have three wonderful children, Alexis, Liberty, and Xander. Councilman LeJeune serves on various boards and committees including Public Safety, Public Works, Code Enforcement/Ordinance and has dedicated many recent hours to the plans to upgrade our parks as liaison on the Recreation Board.
District 7 - VACANT
NOTICE OF CITY COUNCIL VACANCY
The Daphne City Council is now accepting resumes to fill the Council seat that was vacated on November 13th by District 7 Councilman Joe Davis, III. The City Council intends to interview applicants during a special-called meeting beginning at 6:30pm on December 10, 2018, in Council Chambers at Daphne City Hall.
In order to be eligible for consideration at said meeting, applicants must be a U.S. Citizen of at least 18 years of age, cannot hold any other public office except that of Notary Public, and must be a qualified elector of District 7 in the City of Daphne for at least 90 days. An interactive map of Daphne’s Districts can be viewed online at the following link: tinyurl.com/DaphneDistrictMap or by visiting Daphne City Hall. For reference, District 7 includes, but is not limited to the subdivisions of Timbercreek, Historic Malbis, and Canterbury.
Complete resumes with a letter of intent should be delivered to the attention of the Daphne City Clerk, Candace G. Antinarella, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, hand delivery at Daphne City Hall, 1705 Main Street, or by mail to P.O. Box 400, Daphne, Alabama 36526. The deadline to apply for the vacant seat is Friday, December 7, 2018, at 5pm.
For additional information, please contact the Office of the City Clerk at 251-620-1000.