Dr Suresh Reddy, the President of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), has officially sworn in as a Trustee of Oak Brook during a solemn ceremony at the Bath & Tennis Club, Oakbrook, Illinois.
Dr Reddy took the Oath of Office to the new Trustees of the village of Oak Brook, placing his hand on holy scriptures- Gita, Quran, Bible and Adi Granth Sahib.
Attended by Reddy’s family and friends, the swearing-in ceremony was live-streamed on the village’s Oak Brook TV YouTube channel. Led by Reverend Dr Daniel Meyer, a graduate of Yale University and both Princeton and Fuller Seminaries, the ceremony began with an invocation.
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“As a practising physician, I will use my learnings and experiences to make sure that appropriate and effective health policies are approved by the board and implement by the village staff,” said Dr Deddy, delivering his acceptance speech.
“There are many medical experts and professionals in our community, and with the help of them, I will explore ways to engage them through informal workgroups or more formal committees if required to ensure the safety of our residents.”
Expressing gratitude towards Raja Krishnamurthy, a dear friend of Dr Reddy, he added, “I am grateful to all the citizens of my hometown Oak Brook and to the key leaders of Oak Brook like sitting mayor and members of the administering body of Oak Brook for endorsing my candidature to be a Trustee of Oak Brook.”
“I thank Trustee John Baar, Phil Cuevas and Moin Saiyed for their service and dedication to the village of Oak Brook,” thanked Present Mayor of Oak Brook Dr Gopal Lalmalani, who had strongly supported saying Dr Reddy’s “leadership skills will benefit the residents of the suburban town in Illinois.”
Having a population of roughly 10,000 people, Oak Brook, located 15 miles west of the Chicago Loop, serves a network of major federal, state, and people of country roads like the Tri-State Tollway system, the East-west Expressway and the Eisenhower Tollway. Oak Brook, one of the affluent communities in the country, is surrounded by Villa Park, Westchester, Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Hinsdale etc.