Mike Buccino, a political newcomer who serves on the Stamford Public Education Foundation board of directors and works as a financial advisor with The Dowling Group . “He has a financial background and he brings enthusiasm and wants to contribute to the future of the political party,” Mallozzi said. The Republicans: Jerry Bosak, an incumbent first elected to the board in 2009. “Gerry has served tirelessly on the Board of Finance,” said RTC member Cristina Andreana . “He’s gained the respect of all members of that board and he’s always managed to stand for Republican values.” Sal Gabriele, who represents District 16 on the Board of Representatives .