Meet Your City Council

The Daphne City Council is comprised of seven council members elected by districts as show in the City Council District Map. To view an interactive map and determine your Council District, click here.

Tommie Conaway - District 1

District 1 - Tommie Conaway (Council President)
councildistrict1@daphneal.com | 251-379-7057

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.

Pat Rudicell - District 2

District 2 - Pat Rudicell
councildistrict2@daphneal.com | 251-533-3527

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.

Joel Coleman - District 3

District 3 - Joel Coleman
councildistrict3@daphneal.com | 251-263-1042

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.

Doug Goodlin - District 4

District 4 - Doug Goodlin
councildistrict4@daphneal.com | 251-776-3855

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.

Ron Scott, Council President - District 5

District 5 - Ron Scott
councildistrict5@daphneal.com | 251-604-3607

Council President 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.

Robin LeJeune - District 6

District 6 - Robin LeJeune
councildistrict6@daphneal.com | 251-545-7460

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.

Joe Davis - District 7

District 7 - Joe Davis
councildistrict7@daphneal.com | 251-263-1066

Joe Davis, III, was born in Mobile, grew up in Thomasville, and has been a resident of Daphne since 2006. He has a Marketing/Business degree from the University of Alabama, and his careers include 10 years as a college administrator, 15 years with the two-year college system, and 10 years as a banking & retirement advisor. Councilman Davis’ community involvement has included Thomasville IDB, Clarke County IDB, Alabama/Tombigbee Regional Planning Commission, volunteer golf coach, Timbercreek POA member, and is currently the Baldwin County Red Elephant Club President. Recently, he has served on the Daphne IDB Board, was a member of the Daphne City Council from 2013-2015, and is currently the Council liaison to the IDB. Councilman Davis loves his involvement with the community, but he is also very committed to his family, which includes his wife of 48 years, Norma, his two sons, and four grandchildren. Golf and Alabama football keep him busy in his spare time. Councilman Davis is looking forward to serving the City of Daphne with his priorities of annexation, strategic planning, and traffic/infrastructure.