Ex-Commissioner Ashok Patnaik appointed member of the Safety Committee
Los Angeles, March 30, 2015
Reappointment of Ashok Patnaik - City of Cerritos
Ashok (Pat) Patnaik, formerly Commissioner Economic Development Commission (EDC) was appointed by the City of Cerritos Council as a member of the Safety Committee. Patnaik served in the EDC for the past six years and upon completion of his term was re-appointed to this new position for a four year term.This committee educates, informs and provides assistance to the community with regard to public safety issues. Responsibilities of the committee also include acting as advisors to the City Council in matters related to crime prevention, traffic and pedestrian safety. The committee also supports and promotes crime-prevention awareness throughout the community through programs such as Neighborhood Watch.
Patnaik is a long time Cerritos resident and is also the founding president of the United Federation of Indo-Americans (UFICA) and serves as a Director-At-Large on the NFIA board.