KATY (Covering Katy News) – Covering Katy News was first to tell you that Lance Redmon is running for the Katy ISD school board and now we have learned that he’s no stranger to Katy ISD, and neither is his wife who is a teacher at Wolman Elementary school.
Redmon is a lifelong Katy resident, who filed Thursday afternoon to run for Katy ISD Board of Trustees, Position 2. The seat is currently held by incumbent Rebecca Fox.
Redmon is a 1999 graduate of Katy High School. He also attended Cimarron Elementary, West Memorial Junior High and Katy Junior High.
“Lance has been in leadership roles in his churches since high school,” said a statement issued to Covering Katy from the Redmon campaign. “Lance loves his family. Having met his wife, Bradi, in Sunday School at Kingsland Baptist church in 1990, they had their first date at prom their senior year of high school and were married 4 years later. Bradi has been on staff in multiple roles at Wolman Elementary and is currently teaching 3rd-grade math and science.”
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When you enter their home the doormat reads “There’s like a lot of boys in here.” Their 3 boys, Aidan, Jayce, and Colt attend Wolman Elementary.
“If there was one word used to describe Lance, it is determined,” said the statement. “As an undersized high school and college athlete, Lance always had to work harder to earn his success on the field.”
In 2017 Redmon was inducted into the Katy ISD Athletic Hall of Honor for his dedication and leadership, both on and off of the field. He graduated from Rice University and later earned his Master’s degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Redmon has served in pastoral roles in the community, as well as serving senior adults while leading the team at a local Alzheimer’s care facility. He is currently in leadership as the president of a local company that distributes commercial building materials.
Redmon has coached multiple children’s sports teams from I-9 to Katy National Little League and Katy Youth Basketball. He has served on the Alzheimer’s Walk to Remember planning committees in 2014 through 2016. In 2014, he began serving with the Katy ISD Education Foundation and was elected to the board of directors for the foundation in 2015. He currently serves on the board development committee.
In 2017, Redmon was part of the Leadership Katy ISD class. He’s also been a member of the PTA at Wolman since 2013.
“Change is what Lance wants to see in our District,” said a statement from the Redmon campaign. “With experience leading non-profit and for-profit organizations, Lance is skilled and ready to serve the people of Katy ISD in position 2 as a member of the Katy ISD Board of Trustees. As a parent of elementary children, the husband of a teacher, and a lifelong Katy ISD resident, Lance has a vested interest in serving and assuring that the students and stakeholders in Katy ISD achieve greatness.”