April A. Carney - District 2

  • April Carney came to Jacksonville in 2000 from New York City after leaving a career on Wall Street working for Smith Barney and CIBC Oppenheimer for almost 6 years. After moving to Atlanta and Denver for her husband Drew’s career, they decided to come back home to Jacksonville in 2016. April attended West Virginia University after high school in New York for two years and later transferred to Florida State College of Jacksonville’s Interior Design Program. April owns and operates the Interior Design Firm, Re-Dew Interiors in Jacksonville, which she originally founded in 2013 in Colorado.


    She is a firm supporter of parental rights in education, school safety and discipline, fiscal transparency and educational freedom. She believes all children deserve a quality education tailored to their individual needs to reach their true potential.


    April is a wife of over 20 years, mother of two wonderful girls and a rescue dog mom to Roux and Otis. She enjoys spending time at the beach, camping, traveling, regularly attending her church and is a self-proclaimed gym rat.


    April is an active member of the Duval County Chapter of Moms for Liberty, and the Women’s Republican Club of Duval - Federated. She currently acts as the alternate for the FSBA legislative committee for DCPS and is one of the founding members and current Vice President of the Florida Coalition of Conservative School Board Members. In addition to being endorsed by Governor Ron DeSantis for Duval County School Board, April was also selected to be one of the Governor’s Appointees for the Republican Party of Florida. April currently represents District 2 on the DCPS school board, which covers the Beaches and Intracoastal West area of Jacksonville.