Randy G. Wiscombe, Florida, 2000


In the photograph, Randy Wiscombe is with a lawn sign outside of his home during his first run for public office. He is an English and history teacher.

Randy G. Wiscombe

Born 1956

City of South Miami Commissioner

11,150 constituents

Career Overview

Elected November 2000

Re-elected 2004

Elected Vice Mayor 2006



From Randy Wiscombe's official biography

Commissioner Randy G. Wiscombe is a native of Michigan and has lived in South Miami for more than 15 years. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Science degree in Management and Public Administration.

Some of Vice Mayor Wiscombe's many accomplishments as a Commissioner include serving as the liaison to the Martin Luther King Jr. Parade Committee, working to revive the City's Community Redevelopment Agency, working against lot splitting and sponsoring an ordinance which prohibits the City from claiming private property through eminent domain. Vice Mayor Wiscombe is dedicated to the acquisition of green space, responsible development, protecting the quality of life for all residents, and making sure our neighborhoods are safe.

About South Miami

South Miami uses a city manager form of government. The Commission sets the policies and the City Manager acts as the chief executive. Commissioners are elected to four-year terms and the Mayor is elected to a two-year term. The Mayor heads the meeting and makes appointments, with approval by the commission, to various city boards.