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Nalliah Thillainada Rajah

Nalliah Thillainada Rajah, Sri Lankan urban planner, consultant. Eisenhower-Jennings Randolph fellow, 1989. Member American Planning Association (charter), International Public Works Federation (charter), American Public Works Association, American Society for Public Administrator.

Background

  • Rajah, Nalliah Thillainada was born on August 18, 1941 in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. Came to the United States, 1970. Son of Chellpah Nalliah and Gnaratnam Suppiah.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, United States International University, 1971. Master of Arts, San Diego State University, 1973.

    Career

    • Senior research planner Community Action Pittsburgh, 1976. Consultant planner Department Lands and Survey, Wellington, New Zealand, 1978-1980, Government of New Zealand, 1981. Manager solid waste program Clark County Department Public Works, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1982-1986, manager administration and programs, since 1986.

      Board directors Development Support Systems, Inc., Washington.

    Works

    • Editor: An Aid To Land Use Planning, 1979, The New Zealand Land Inventory, 1979.

    Politics

    Membership

    Member American Planning Association (charter), International Public Works Federation (charter), American Public Works Association, American Society for Public Administrator.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: travel, reading, current affairs.

    Connections

    • Married Maria Resident Advisor D'Silva, March 30, 1970.
    • father: Chellpah Nalliah
    • mother: Gnaratnam Suppiah
    • spouse: Maria Resident Advisor D'Silva
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    Born August 18, 1941
    (age 75)
    Nationality
    • 1971
      United States International University
    • 1973
      San Diego State University
    • 1976
      Senior, research planner Community Action Pittsburgh
    • 1978 - 1980
      consultant, planner Department Lands and Survey
      Wellington, New Zealand, New Zealand
    • 1981
      consultant, planner Department Lands and Survey
    • 1982 - 1986
      manager, solid waste program Clark County Department Public Works
      Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

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