Mayor Spencer Deno comes from a pioneer family of the Village. He is also the youngest elected Mayor in Virginia Gardens and one of the youngest in Miami-Dade County. Spencer Deno IV, a native son, and the 2nd Mayor to be born and raised in the Village. He was born to Marilyn and Spencer Deno III July 7, 1973 and was raised in the Village of Virginia Gardens with his siblings Tanya, Carl & Chris. Mayor Deno has lived in the Village for over 45 years. Mayor Deno’s maternal grandparents Carl & Florene Groh, pioneer residents of Miami Springs, lived in Miami Springs for over 60 years and were the first couple to be married in Blessed Trinity Catholic Church in Virginia Gardens. His paternal grandparents, Fred and Nancy Deno Jr., were pioneer residents and lived in Virginia Gardens for over 45 years. His parents Spencer and Marilyn Deno have been living in Virginia Gardens for over 35 years. His mother Marilyn was elected Council President in 1991 and served a four-year term. His father, Spencer III is co-athletic director for the Village and is dedicated to helping the youth in sports activities. Mayor Deno has been married to his wife Sandra for 22 years and they have two children-Alyssa, age 21 and Spencer V, age 20. Mayor Deno attended Miami Springs Elementary and Middle school and graduated from Miami Springs Senior High School. He attended Tennessee Wesleyan College on a soccer scholarship and also attended Miami Dade-Community College. He Graduated from Barry University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration. He has been working for the United States Postal Service for the past twenty years and is the South Florida District Safety Manager. Mayor Deno served as co-athletic director for the Village in 1993-95. He was the youngest elected council member in the Village when he was elected council president in 1997. He was re-elected council president in 2001. Spencer Deno IV has served as Mayor of Virginia Gardens since 2003.
You may contact Mayor Deno in writing at:
The Village of Virginia Gardens
6498 N.W. 38th Terrace
Virginia Gardens, FL 33166
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