Volusia County Council
Vice Chair, District 3 Representative
County of Volusia
Thomas C. Kelly
123 W. Indiana Ave.
DeLand, FL 32720-4612
Deborah Denys is the Vice Chair and District 3 representative on the Volusia County Council. Her district includes Port Orange, New Smyrna Beach, Edgewater, Oak Hill, and a small area of South Daytona. She began a two-year term in January 2013 and a four-year term in January 2015. In January 2017, her fellow County Council members elected her Vice Chair.
Member, Volusia County School Board, 1994 to 1998
Vice Chair, Volusia County Children and Families Advisory Board, 2005 to 2009
Chair, Early Learning Coalition of Flagler and Volusia, 2005 to 2010
Chair, Systems Development for Early Learning Association of Chairs, 2009
Guardian Ad Litem
Member, Habitat for Humanity, Family Selection Committee
Member, Healthy Start Service Delivery Plan
Southeast Volusia Chamber of Commerce
- Former board member
- Former chair and co-chair, Education Council
- Co-founder, Crystal Apple Awards
- Board member, Junior Achievement
- Graduate, Leadership Southeast Volusia, 2001
Ms. Denys has bachelor’s degrees in Elementary Education and Business Management and Administration.
Ms. Denys retired as a registered insurance agent and licensed securities dealer with MetLife. During her career, she earned the professional designation of Fellow from the Life Underwriters Training Council.
Ms. Denys and her husband, George, have four children between them – Jonathan, Brian, Linda and Gerard – and 11 grandchildren. They share their New Smyrna Beach home with their golden retriever and yorkie.