Council Member - Ward 1/Position 1
April Broderick was elected City Council Member for Ward 1, Position 1 in November of 2018. She began her service on January 1, 2019.
Council Member Broderick serves on the Advertising and Promotions Commission and is also a member of the Sherwood Chamber of Commerce. She formerly served on the Sherwood Optimist Club Board from 2014 until 2017 for Sherwood's baseball and softball teams and from December 2015 until December 2018 she served as the Sherwood representative on the Board of Directors for Rock Region Metro. In 2018 she was appointed by Governor Hutchinson to the Arkansas Fire Protection Licensing Board. She also served on the Budget Committee for the 2019 Rock Region's $1.21 million budget.
Education and Professional Accomplishments
Council Member Broderick is proud to be a Sherwood native and a graduate of Sylvan Hills High School. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Council Member Broderick became co-owner of A&A Fire and Safety Company in 2014 and in 2016 her company was awarded the prestigious honor of becoming one of the eleven Arkansas based companies to have an 8(a) certification. 2017 marked the beginning of A&A's facility being DOT certified. In 2018 A&A earned the Governor's Quality Commitment Level Award.
Council Member Broderick and her husband, Bryan, have been married since 2003 and have five children. The Broderick's are active members at Central Baptist Church and April volunteers her time working with the children's department.