Councilman Rodney Braden

Current Term


 2014-2018

Biographical Information


Rodney is a Destin native and long-time small business owner. He and his wife, Jaime, have three daughters ages 23, 10 and 8. He has owned and operated Rodney’s Home Repair in Destin for the last 23 years. He loves the outdoors and can often be found fishing, hunting or spending time with his family in the wonderful environment Destin provides. This is Rodney’s first time in the political arena. His expectations are to provide a voice for residents and to help the Destin community maintain its reputation as a wonderful place to live, work and play. Rodney has been appointed by the council to represent Destin on the Okaloosa County Library Cooperative and the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Task Force Sub-Committee.

Council Appointments to Local & Regional Committees


  • BRAC Task Force Sub-Committee - Alternate Appointee
  • Okaloosa County Public Library Cooperative - Primary Appointee
  • Okaloosa County Public Transit Cooperative - Alternate Appointee
  • Walton/Okaloosa/Santa Rosa Regional Utility Authority - Alternate Appointee