Indian American Rajan Zed has been appointed to the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) Citizens Advisory Committee of Nevada state in the US for a three-year term.
"This committee provides input on policy issues related to public transportation, regional street and highway systems, and transportation planning," Zed told the agency in an e-mail.
RTC, founded in 1979, is responsible for public transit services, transportation network, maintaining and improving road network and planning for current and future transportation needs.
Zed was elected unopposed in the last US mid-term elections to the office of general improvement district trustee of Verdi TV district in Nevada. He was a journalist in India before migrating to the US.
Zed serves on the governing board of directors of Northern Nevada International Center and the Nevada World Trade Council.
He is also a fellow of The Institute of Professional Managers and Administrators of Britain.
He was named the International Professional of the Year-2005 by the International Biographical Centre of England and is in the 'Who's Who in America'.