Samantha Fenger


Primary Department: Mayor & Commission
The Mayor and Commissioners are elected for four-year terms.


PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

   
Born:

Winter Park, Florida

Educational Background:

MBA in Sustainable Management
Marylhurst University, Marylhurst, Oregon

B.A., Environmental Studies
Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL

Licensed Florida Real Estate Agent

Community Real Estate Development Certificate
University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Professional Background:

Commissioner Fenger is a community minded professional with over a decade of experience in fostering partnerships between corporate, city, nonprofit organizations, and the community to promote local growth and support mentorship of our youth. Commissioner Fenger’s experience ranges from working in local government as a city planner to community outreach positions with nonprofit and educational
organizations. Whether supporting careful and responsible urban growth or coordinating volunteer mentors to work with underserved youth, Commissioner Fenger’s professional career has been underlined by her passion to serve our community.

Political Background:

City of Largo Planning Board Member, 2013 – 2014
City of Largo Community Development Advisory Board, 2007-2012, Chair 2010 - 2012
Pinellas County Metropolitan Planning Organization Bicycle Advisory Committee, 2013 – 2014
Graduate Tampa Bay Public Leadership Institute, 2013
Pinellas County Homeless Leadership Board, 2014 – Present
Pinellas County Juvenile Justice Citizens' Academy, (graduated June 2015)
Commission Liaison Recreation, Parks & Arts Advisory Board, 2015
Commission Liaison Community Development Advisory Board, 2016
Commission Liaison Code Enforcement Board, 2017 
Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas Advisory Council, 2015 – Present
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) Board of Directors, 2015 – Present
     PSTA Planning Committee, 2015 – 2016
     PSTA Legislative Committee, 2016 – Present
Keynote Speaker for the 2015 Seniors in Service of Tampa Bay "Bridging Generations" Luncheon 
Florida League of Cities - Growth Management and Economic Affairs - 2015

Community Involvement:

Vice President of the National Board of Directors for the Caregivers Support Network, 2014 – present
Women Working Together for Animals at SPCA Tampa Bay, 2014 – 2016
Volunteer Directors Association of Pinellas County member, 2012 – 2014
Council Member, Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Pinellas County, 2012 – 2014
Graduate, City of Largo Citizens’ Academy, 2007
Florida League of Cities – Growth and Economic Affairs, 2015 – Present
The Haven of RCS Advisory Council Member - 2018

Awards:
Recipient, City of Largo’s Good Neighbors Partnership Grant, 2007

Population Size

4th

Largest City in Tampa Bay

Acres of Park Land

4.5K

Largo Businesses