City of Jacksonville

Don Redman
District 4

Framed Photo of Council Member Don Redman, District 47/1/2007-6/30/2011

Don Redman is a Navy Veteran and a successful business man, operating a small business for over 49 years. He and his wife, Debbie, have two daughters, three sons and 12 grandchildren. Each of their children attended local public schools and graduated from Englewood High School. Don has been an active member of First Baptist Church Jacksonville for 39 years, serving as an usher for 37 years. Don is a race director in his spare time, involved in producing a number of local triathlons and participated triathlons in eight states throughout the Southeast, (races involving biking, running, and swimming).

Don has promoted youth activities for many years including Little League, River City Swimming, Master Swimming, Biking and running events.  Don has entered and finished every Jacksonville River Run.

Don's community involvement includes:

  • Chairman of Englewood High School Advisory Committee for 5-years and member for 20-years;
  • Chairman of Greenfield Elementary School Advisory Committee for 2-years and member for 11-years;
  • Chairman of Englewood Resource Center Full Service School for 12-years and member for 18-years;
  • Chairman of the Full Service Schools Leadership Council for 12-years and a member for 18-year;
  • Member of Youth Crisis Center Advisory Board for 6-years;
  • Business Partner with Safe Place, a program where children may seek help at business locations, for 6-years;
  • Member of Mayor's Council on Fitness & Well-Being, since appointment by Former Mayor John Delaney, including 3-years as Chairman;
  • Member of the Vietnam Veterans of America;
  • Member of the Sheriff's Advisory Committee for 12-years in Patrol Zones 2 and 3; and
  • Regularly attends neighborhood meetings in City Council District 4.