A quartet of Indian Americans were named to New Jersey Gov.-elect Phil Murphy's transition team.
The vast team, named in various focus areas, was announced in a news release Nov. 13, with Indian Americans Jay Bhatti, Balpreet Grewal-Virk, Ehsan F. Chowdhry and Lt. Col. Kamal Singh Kalsi being included.
Bhatti, the co-founder of BrandProject, was named to the government technology and innovation team.
Grewal-Virk, the director of community engagement at Hackensack Meridian Health's Department of Population Health, was named to the healthcare team.
Chowdhry, the president of the New Jersey Muslim Lawyers Association, was named to the law and justice, social justice subcommittee team.
And Kalsi, a medical officer for the 404th Civil Affairs Battalion in Fort Dix, N.J., was among the team members for military and veteran affairs.
"I pledged to build my administration to mirror the diversity, talent and potential of New Jersey, and my transition will be no different," Murphy said in a statement. "Our co-chairs boast a rich diversity of both background and experiences, of valuable government experience and unique outside perspectives."