Joseph Cairo, Chairman of Nassau Republican Committee nominated Sharanjit Singh Thind, as a Vice Chairman of the party on October 18, 2021.
Sharanjit Singh Thind, becomes the first, and the only Sikh American to hold this position in Nassau County Republican Committee. After the nomination, an elated Sharanjit expressed, “I am thankful to Chairman Joe Cairo for bestowing such honour, approving his conviction and confidence in me. I ensure every assistance to help him in strengthening the Republican Party in Nassau County, serve my community and Nassau residents. I am also obliged to my political mentor, Zahid Syed, political & community activist, for introducing me to Chairman Cairo.”
Of late, Sharanjit has served as a Commissioner, Nassau County Human Rights Commission. Born in a Sikh family from Kapurthala, Punjab, India, Sharanjit possesses an MBA degree and a Masters’ Program in Journalism.
Settled in New York since 2000, Sharanjit is an established businessman, nature and fitness enthusiast. He is the founder and CEO of Media Partners Capital Inc., a digital media investment company, which owns a slew of popular South Asian media brands. Resident of Nassau County for long, he lives in Wantagh with his wife, two kids and parents. He serves a number of religious, non-profit and community action organizations on board.