Indian-American Rajan Zed has been appointed as one of the Board of Directors of Nevada World Trade Council (NEWTRAC), the state's international trade organisation.
Rajan, a resident of Reno, Nevada, was a journalist in India before migrating to United States.
He holds an MBA degree from the University of Nevada-Reno and Master of Science in Mass Communications from San Jose State University, California.
NEWTRAC, a non-profit professional business organisation, encourages and supports Nevada's economic diversification and growth by further developing state's international business opportunities, and provides resources, knowledge and skills necessary to conduct global trade.
Rajan, who serves on the Governing Board of Directors of Northern Nevada International Center, is also a fellow of The Institute of Professional Managers and Administrators of Britain.
He has also served on the Editorial Board of Reno Gazette-Journal, a Gannett newspaper. He is also in the Board of Directors of Washoe County Library Foundation and California State Employees Credit Union.
He volunteers as a Chaplain in the Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center and Hospital and other hospitals of northern Nevada.