Biography

David Arconti is serving his second term in the Connecticut General Assembly proudly representing Danbury's 109th District. He currently serves as Vice Chair of the Environment Committee and as Assistant Majority Leader. He also serves on the legislature's General Law, Housing and Public Safety & Security Committees.

Born and raised in Danbury, David attended and graduated from Great Plain Elementary, Broadview Middle School and Danbury High School. He graduated Cum Laude attaining a Bachelor of Science in Public Health from Southern Connecticut State University.

David's family has been involved in Danbury's community for many years. His father David Arconti, Sr., is a Detective in the Danbury Police Department and his uncle Gary Arconti is a Captain in the Danbury Fire Department. Additionally, his cousin Gene Eriquez served as Danbury's Mayor from 1989-2001 and his great uncle Gino Arconti held the position in the early 1970's.

Driven by his strong desire to serve his community, David devoted many hours volunteering with the Danbury Police Athletics League (P.A.L.) and the Connecticut Mission of Mercy in 2012, a program that provides free dental care to people without dental insurance. In addition, David is a member of the United Way's Coalition for Healthy Kids, a collaborative of community partners committed to the fight against childhood obesity and making a difference in the lives of children and their families.

One of David's passions is seeing Connecticut becoming a leader in preventive healthcare and a flagship state in battling and dealing with the obesity epidemic, and strengthening economic policies to attract and retain more local businesses and jobs.

Updated January 13, 2015