“Dilip is a diligent professional and a respected leader in the South East/Asian community,” Nassau Comptroller George Maragos said at Chauhan’s appointment.
“In this new capacity, he will continue his outstanding community efforts, while assisting the Comptroller’s office to ensure that Nassau County is adequately addressing the challenges of our minority business owners and residents,” he said in a statement.
In addition to being the South Asian Community Coordinator for several municipalities, Chauhan has also served as an advisor to the Association of Indian-American Physicians.
Nassau County is a suburban county on Long Island in the U.S. state of New York. In 2012, Forbes magazine, an article based on the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, reported that Nassau County was one of the highest income counties in the United States and the most affluent in the state of New York