Village of Virginia Gardens Mayor- Fred “Spencer” Deno IV


 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 30 years. Mayor Deno’s maternal grandparents Carl & Florene Groh, pioneer residents of Miami Springs, have lived in Miami Springs for over 50 years and were the firstcouple /'; to be married in Blessed Trinity Catholic Church in Virginia Gardens. His paternal grandparents, Fred and Nancy Deno Jr., are pioneer residents and have lived in Virginia Gardens for over 50 years.  His parents Spencer and Marilyn Deno have been living in Virginia Gardens for over 30 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 thirteen years and they have two children-Alyssa, age 13 and Spencer V, age 12. 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 eleven years. Mayor Deno served as co-athletic director for the Village in 1993-95.  He was the youngest elected council member of the Village when he was council president in 1997 and was re-elected council president in 2001. Spencer Deno IV has proven his leadership within the community not only as a council member for six years and currently as Mayor but also with hands-on involvement with all parts of the Village.  He has been coaching kids and involved within the youth activities for over seventeen years.

You may contact Mayor Deno in writing at: The Village of Virginia Gardens; 6498 N.W. 38th Terrace; Virginia Gardens, FL  33166 or
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Mayor's Office

 Maritza Fernandez
 Village Clerk
 Tracy Byrd
 Administrative Assistant
 Haydee Lopez
 Police Administrative Assistant
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