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David Baram's Biography

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Full Name:

David Baram




Wife: Paula; 2 Children: Daniel, Matthew

Home City:

Bloomfield, CT



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Representative, Connecticut State House of Representatives, District 9, 2009-2017

Mayor, Town of Bloomfield, 1983-1989

Deputy Mayor, Town of Bloomfield, 1981-1983

Commission Chair, Bloomfield Center Fire District, 2005-present

Member, Connecticut-Israel Exchange Commission, 1992-present

Moderator, Bloomfield Annual Town Meeting, 1990-present

Former Member, Banks Committee, Connecticut State House of Representatives

Former Chair, General Law Committee, Connecticut State House of Representatives

Former Member, Judiciary Committee, Connecticut State House of Representatives

Chair, Bloomfield Charter Revision Commission, 2002-2004

Member, Connecticut Commission on Environmental Quality, 1992-1995

Chair, Capital Region Council of Governments, 1988-1989

Board Member, Community Renewal Team, 1983-1985

Vice Chair, Bloomfield Commission on Aging, 1980-1981

Managing Member, Clayman, Tapper and Baram, Limited Liability Corporation, 2012-present

Justice of the Peace, State of Connecticut, 1983-present

Member, Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies, University of Hartford, 2008-present

Chair, Bloomfield Democratic Town Committee, 2006–present

Board Member, Jewish Community Center (JCC) of Greater Hartford, 2004–present

Chair, Membership Committee, Jewish Community Center (JCC) of Greater Hartford, 2004–present

Permanent Board Member, Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Hartford, 2002-present

Director, SummerWind Performing Arts Center, Windsor, 2002-present

Member, Anti-Defamation League (ADL), Hartford County, 1996-present

Member, Greater Hartford Jewish Federation, 1994-present

Honorary Board Member, Federation Homes Incorporated, 1992-present

Member, Bloomfield Historical Society, 1990-present

Member, Bloomfield Democratic Party, 1979-present

Member, Connecticut State Bar Association

Former President, Federation Homes Incorporated

Board Member, University of Connecticut Hillel House, 1988-1993, 2005-2009

President, Jewish Federation Association of Connecticut (JFACT), 2005–2008

Chair, Building Committee, Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Hartford, 1998-2002

Board Chair, United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, Connecticut Valley Region, 2000-2002

Vice President, Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Hartford, 1994-2001

President, United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism, Connecticut Valley Region, 1998-2000

Member, Bloomfield Access Television Producer and Host, “On Line with David Baram,”, 1992-1999

Chair, Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of the Greater Hartford Jewish Federation, 1996-1999

President, Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce, 1996-1998

Member, Advisory Council, Israel Bonds Synagogue, 1994-1996

President, Beth Hillel Synagogue, 1991-1993

Member, Bloomfield Keep America Beautiful Committee, 1991-1993

Member, Bloomfield Library Long Range Planning Committee, 1993

Member, Bloomfield Lions Club, 1991-1993

Coach, Bloomfield Little League/Soccer, 1988-1992

Member, Bloomfield Access Television Board (BATV), 1989-1990

Board Member, Camp Jewell Young Men's Christian Association, 1987-1990

Board Member, University of Hartford Mortensen Library, 1987-1989

Coordinator, Bloomfield Easter Seals, 1985-1986

Founding Member, Coalition of Conscience of Blacks and Jews, 1980

Member, Bloomfield Jaycees, 1978-1979


* Connecticut General Assembly Citation, 1983
* Connecticut Jaycees Outstanding Young Citizen's 1983
* Beth Hillel Synagogue Brother of the Year 1986
* University of Hartford Public Service Recognition 1987
* Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) Regional Leadership Awards, 1987 and 1990
* Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce Award, 1990
* CIGNA's "David Baram Scholarship" to Bloomfield High Student, 1990
* Bloomfield Chamber "Oliver Filley Award", 1995
* Solomon Schechter Day School Recognition, 2001 (Building Committee Chairman for $9.5 million renovation)
* Authored article for UCONN Institute of Public Service on "Selection of a Town Manager", 1985
* Bloomfield Chamber "Member of the Year", 2003
* Israel Bonds Honoree, 2006
* Co-Authored Op. Ed. for Courant: Possible UConn Health Center Merger with Veterans Hospital, 2009
* Recipient of Rotary's Paul Harris Award, 2010
* Recipient of the Town Crier Award from COST (Council of Small Towns), 2012