John Spaeth is the Mayor of the Village of Northville, NY. Following graduation from the State University of New York at Oswego with a BS in Mathematics, Mr. Spaeth moved to Northville, where his wife taught for 33 years. Mr. Spaeth worked as an Information Technology professional at General Electric Research and Development in Niskayuna for thirteen years before moving on to a similar position at Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory (KAPL), also in Niskayuna. While at KAPL he managed many government projects, and retired in 2010 as Manager of a computer systems security organization.
Since retirement, Mr. Spaeth has served at President of the Sacandaga Valley Arts Organization and as a founding member of the Community Collaboration Council before being elected as Mayor in 2014. As Mayor his focus has been on municipal planning and economic development.