Mayor Darrell Davis

  • Dedicated husband, father and grandfather
  • Retired Tinker Air Force Base civil servant
  • Champion for public safety
  • Committed 27 years of service to the City of Edmond
  • Proven to lead with integrity and respect for all

Darrell has served as an Edmond Council Member since 2011. He began volunteering his time to better the City of Edmond in 1996. He served as both a member and chairman of the Edmond Park and Recreation Advisory Board. Darrell led the charge to develop many of our city’s most prized destinations, including the MAC Senior Center and—more recently—the Edmond Tennis Center, with more thoughtful developments on the way. Darrell goes beyond the call, investing in local businesses and relationships; always with the good of Edmond in mind. Learn more about his goals for Edmond.

Darrell and his wife, Marti, have been married more than 40 years. They raised three children who all graduated from Edmond Santa Fe High School. Darrell and Marti instilled the values of hard work, personal responsibility and service to others. Their children are living those values today, two serving in public school administration and one as a dentist. Their daughter Debreon serves at the Executive Director of Secondary Education for Edmond Public Schools.

Darrell worked as a civilian at Tinker Air Force Base for 35 years, retiring in January 2021 He served as Chief of the Installation Contracting Division at the Air Force Sustainment Center. He won the Air Force Civilian Achievement Award in 2002 for outstanding service. He also works as an adjunct professor for Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

Current Service and Membership:
Edmond Chamber Diversity & Inclusion
Advisory Board University of Central Oklahoma President’s Council of Advisors
UCO Master of Public Administration Advisory Board 
Edmond Public Schools Foundation Advisory Board

Civic Involvement and Awards:
1996-2021 Toastmaster International Member; 2001-2002 Area Governor
2004-2010 Oklahoma Youth Symphony Board; 2006-2010 Board Vice President
2020 Leadership Edmond Alumni of the Year
2022 Outstanding Citizen Award for the Boys Scout of America Eagle District 
2022 Teacher Appreciation Foundation Public Sector Hero Dignitary Award 

1983​ Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Morehouse College
1995​ Masters of Art – Management, Webster University 
2000 ​Advanced Program Management Course, DSMC   
2008​ Air War College (Seminar)