Mayor of Naperville, Illinois, Steve Chirico and the Naperville City Council approved the appointment of Indian-American Ashfaq Syed to the Naperville Public Library Board of Trustees for a 3-year term from August 4th, 2020 through May 30th, 2023.
Syed is involved with a number of non-profit organizations in the U.S. as well as India and United Arab Emirates, according to a press release from him.
Syed said he has been working with the Consul General of India as well as with a number of grassroots community initiatives and has hosted events for the Lieutenant Governor, members of the U.S. Congress, Mayors, Judges and other elected officials on behalf of social, political, and other non-profit organizations in Chicagoland. He has also contributed to Naperville’s 2020 Census efforts by planning and organizing Virtual Panel Discussions, producing and posting Census 2020 videos featuring Naperville community leaders and elected officials, the press release said.
He is an active member of the Islamic Center of Naperville (ICN) and was the Vice- Chair of its Political Engagement Committee.
“It is a prestigious assignment and it would be my honor to put my best effort to serve the Naperville community and measure up to the expectations of Mayor Chirico and the City Council,” Syed is quoted saying in his press release.