Stamford Board of Representatives

James Grunberger Stephen Garst


c/o Board of Representatives
888 Washington Boulevard, PO Box 10152
Stamford, CT  06904-2152
Cell (203) 554-1113

c/o Board of Representatives
888 Washington Boulevard, PO Box 10152
Stamford, CT  06904-2152
Cell (203) 322-1507


 Board Positions:

  • Elected to the Board November 2021
  • Member of Appointments, Land Use/UR and Transportation  Committees

 Community Organizations:

  • Co-Chair Stamford Police Foundation
      • Activities include support for Gun Stoppers, K-9, and BearCat Defensive Vehicle
  • Co-Founder and Chairman of East Side Partnership Inc.
      • This non-profit organization focuses on transforming the historically blighted East Side community into a clean and safe neighborhood
  • Founding Partner of FUTURE 5, a mentoring program created to help young adults reach their true potential.
      • Mentors at-risk teens and young adults
  • One of many Founders of Neighbors Link (Building One) New Americans Center


  • Dolan Junior High and Stamford High School '74
  • Brown University '78 B.A. in English. Minor in Education Psychology


  • Managing Partner of Bull's Head Realty
      • Retail Construction, Leasing, and Maintenance
  • 3rd generation Manufacturing Fine Jeweler in Stamford
Board Positions:
  • Joined the Board August 2022
  • Member of Fiscal, Land Use/Urban Redevelopment and Public Safety & Health Committees


  • District 18 Resident since 2002
  • Member Springdale Neighborhood Assn
  • Board Member Springdale Neighborhood Assn (Past)
  • Member Sherwood Forest Homeowners Assn 
  • Co-Founder Stamford Neighborhoods Coalition 
  • Administrator Springdale Neighbors Facebook Page


  • Roosevelt H.S. Yonkers NY
  • Westchester Community College 1981- 83
  • PPAI – Certified Advertising Specialist


  • Managing Member, Proforma Promotion Consultants
       1074 Hope Street Suite 204 - Springdale Shopping Center
       Inc 5000 Fastest Growing Businesses for 5 years       
       International Franchise Assn - Franchisee of The Year Award


  • Married with two children