Stamford Board of Representatives

John R. Zelinsky Jr.

888 Washington Blvd., PO Box 10152
Stamford, CT 06904-2152
home (203) 348-3870

Board Positions:

  • Representing the 11th District since 1977
  • Vice Chair, Operations Committee
  • Member, Legislative & Rules and Personnel Committees and Special Outside Counsel Committee (30th Board) and Special 30th Board Code of Ethics Revision Committee
  • Former Member, Steering, Public Safety & Health and Transportation Committees, Special Committee on Cost Savings and Revenue Enhancement (29th Board), Special Committee on Performance Metrics (29th Board) and Special Committee on Communications (30th Board)

Government & Political Activities:

  • State Public Transportation Commissioner appointed by the former Speaker of the House, Jim Amann
  • Former Chairman & Commissioner, Human Rights Commission
  • CT Army National Guard (Honorable Discharge)

Community Organizations:

  • Board of Directors, Holy Name Athletic Club
  • Polish American Cultural Society Treasurer
  • Homer L. Wise Memorial Committee
  • Past President, 11th District Neighborhood Association
  • Former Co-1st Vice President, Parent Teachers Council
  • Former Co-President of AITE High School PTSO
  • "Teacher for a Day" 10 consecutive years
  • Stillmeadow School Site Based Management Council
  • Former President NAIFA
  • Former Director Stamford Lions Club
  • Former Stamford Jaycee
  • Former Stamford Drive Chairman St. Jude Research Hospital
  • Former Red Cross Youth Group Volunteer
  • Senior Health Fair Volunteer
  • Senior Men's Club member
  • JCC "Super Sunday" Volunteer
  • Americares Homefront Day Volunteer
  • Family Day Yerwood Center Volunteer
  • St. Leo's Fair Volunteer
  • Police Officer Coppola Bike Helmet Day Volunteer
  • Glenbrook Neighborhood Association Volunteer
  • Salvation Army Kettle Drive Bell Ringer & Thanksgiving Food basket Volunteer
  • Earth Day Community Cleanup Day - planted trees Rosa Hartman Park
  • Mill River Park Playground Volunteer


  • "Outstanding Young Man of the Year" awarded by Stamford Jaycees
  • Navy League of the United States "Certificate of Appreciation" for outstanding service and support of local Sea Cadets and the Navy League


  • Life Underwriters Training Council Graduate
  • UCONN Insurance Program Graduate
  • Stamford Civilian Police Academy Graduate


  • Independent Insurance Agent
  • Real Estate Broker