Ashfaq Syed appointed to Naperville Public Library board

Mayor Steve Chirico and the Naperville City Council approved the appointment of Ashfaq Syed to the Naperville Public Library Board of Trustees for a 3-year term from Aug. 4, 2020 through May 30, 2023.

Ashfaq Syed has a passion for community service as reflected by his considerable involvement in many non-profit organizations, that includes local as well as institutions in India and the United Arab Emirates. Some of his efforts were directly responsible for creating jobs for hundreds of young people.

Syed continues his community work in Naperville and the Chicago area with the same zeal and dedication. He has been working with the Consul General of India as well as with a number of grassroots community initiatives. He has a reputation for active civic engagement and has hosted events for the Lieutenant Governor, Members of Congress, Senators, Mayors, Judges and other elected officials on behalf of social, political, and other non-profit organizations in Chicagoland. He has successfully 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. He is an active member of the Islamic Center of Naperville and was the vice chair of its political engagement committee.

Syed thanks Mayor Steve Chirico and the city council for appointing him as a member of the Naperville Public Library Board of Trustees and for affirming their confidence in his competence and commitment.

"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 said.

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