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Board of Director Registration Ended: Nov 20, 2020 11:30 PM

list of board of director candidates for year 2021

President

Abdullah Hamid
416-275-4017

Born on 1963 in Kabul Afghanistan. Came to Canada in March 1985. One of the founder member of Acic . Worked in different position on the board of director of Acic and from 2009 to 2017 holding the president position.
I'm here again to do my best for the community.

Vice-President

Ibrahim Mohebi

647-281-4748

Currently, as Vice president of Afghan Canadian Islamic Community (ACIC), Co-Founder and Executive Director of Canadian Hazara Humanitarian Services (CHHS), I have been involved and led successfully multiple community-based activities and programs.
Previously, completed medical school as medical doctor in Afghanistan, served in various administrative, managerial and professional roles in private as well as public sectors including United Nations and International Non-for-Profit organizations.
Finally, with notable Board experience looking forward to earning your trust for the 4th year and would like to express heartfelt thanks to those for their confidence in electing me in the upcoming election of 2021 as Vice President of Afghan Canadian Islamic Community.
I look forward to working with you as a team to advance issues of importance to our community inshallah.

TREASURER

Farhat Najem

416-564-3794

I was born in Kabul, Afghanistan in1964, I have graduated from Esteqhlal High school, and have successfully completed my studies in the Mathematics faculty of Science at the University of Kabul. In March of 1987, I immigrated to Canada, and have been a member of ACIC for more than 30 years. Since 2017 I have had the privilege to be a member of The ACIC Board of Directors, in which I have served for one year as the Director of logistics, and 3 years as The Director of Treasury.  In my position I have been able to Collect funds from members and donors, update memberships using the ACIC membership systems, prepare membership reports for board of directors on a monthly basis, coordinate financial needs, Issue receipts, communicate methods of payment with members, follow up and collect donations, Report results for the year to AGM, attend weekly and special events to be present and working at the front desk. I am incredibly thankful to all of my community members for trusting me and giving me the blessing and opportunity to serve my community for the past 4 years. InshAllah, I am looking forward to serving our community in the best way that I can should you give me the honour.  Thank you

Secretary

Ali Rizai

647-878-4476

I am a student in the midst of pursuing a bachelor's degree in Kinesiology, at York University. I was born in the year 1997, in Toronto, Ontario. I have thorough experience in management and communications in business for 5+ years and currently hold this position of employment today. I had the privilege of being admitted into the ACIC Board of Directors and elected as Secretary in late 2019. Currently, I am responsible for the various duties and tasks that come with this position. I am also actively involved with ACIC's Maktab, having the honour of teaching Quran to students - while being a part of the strong team of volunteers at Maktab - on Saturday's. I was brought up in this community and consider myself extremely blessed to have had a safe environment to not only learn about my faith, learn to speak the Farsi language and recite the holy Quran, but also meet countless influential figures. Who to this day, have positively affected my life, motivated me and instilled the self confidence necessary to pursue such a position. For so long, I have reaped the fruits that this community has provided. I believe it is now my turn to give back, inshAllah. I hope you give me the honour and see me fit to serve our community, once more.

dIRECTOR OF WOMEN AFFAIRS

Mahwash dawari

647-864-3964

DIRECTOR OF Education

Sadek Taheri

416-702-6988

As a member of Acic i was involved with education departments as Quran teacher since 2000 and officially started working with board of director of Acic from 2005. Currently own a construction company

DIRECTOR OF LOGISTICS

Abdul Wase Shahsamand

416-605-6171

Having arrived in Toronto, Canada, approximately 25 years ago, I have been blessed with the honour of calling ACIC home for the past 20+ years.  During my years at ACIC, I have been given the priviledge and honour to help out with many roles and volunteer opportunities, the most recent being on the Board of Directors as the Director of Logistics, as of 2018.  Having been a member of ACIC for many years, it has allowed me to build a strong foundation and relationship with our community and it's members. I've also been able to learn and put into practice what I have observed the needs of my community to be.  Till date, I have successfully executed the responsibilities of my role by managing the affairs that take place within our Jamea, including; managing the Volunteers, taking charge of the catering for various events, large events such as Muharram, Ramadan, and Eid, coordinating the cleaning and maintenance of the building, handling funeral Majalis’, etc.  Given my experience, knowledge, and commitment, I hope I am given the honour and opportunity by my community to humbly serve once again for this coming year, inshAllah.

dIRECTOR OF YOUTH SERVICES (aYC)

Morteza Rasoul

647-287-6311

I’ve attended and volunteered at ACIC since childhood, was previously an AYC executive, and have been AYC director since 2018. Some of my other experience includes working in my field of study (Industrial Engineering) and chairing the Naynawah conference since 2016. I hope to continue to improve youth engagement and empowerment and to assist in our progress as a community.

DIRECTOR OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS

Ghani Homa

416-735 1868

I have been an ACIC Member for over 29 years. My first involvement was teaching Farsi Classes at ACIC School for 5 years. As the result, I was elected as the Director of Education and held this position for three years.
In 2002, while I was a Board Member, I came to the realization that our YOUTH requires religious and cultural programs and services to meet their needs and to be designed according to their method of understanding. I submitted my proposal to the Board of Directors for the establishment of YOUTH SERVICES (AYC) within ACIC. Fortunately it was approved and that was how Youth Services was founded. I served as an Advisor with the ( AYC) for over 10 years.
In regards to cultural activities، I have published  several articles including but not limited on Social, Cultural, Immigration and Parents / Youth issues . Meanwhile, I have presented numerous speeches around those issues on the Radio, Television, and at the Conferences. I was also an Editorial Member of a Cultural  Magazine, ASHIAN, in Toronto for 6 years.
For over 5 yeras, I was one of the Organizer and Facilitator of over 250 workshops on numerous social and mental health topics at Sabawoon Afghan Family and Education  Centre ( SAFE ) for Afghan Community in GTA.

I studied Community Worker Program at George Brown College and have worked in the Mental Health Field for over 15 years.

Being already two years in the job as the Directir of Cultural affairs and gaining a tremendous amount of knowledge and experiences , my main goal for  the coming yera is to focus on  keep increasing the quality and quantity of the cultural programs and move it forward inshallah

DIRECTOR OF INTERNAL COMMUNICATIONS & it

Abbas Abdul Hashim

647-786-4055

My first exposure to the community was as a student at ACIC Maktab. Here, I learned some of the fundamental Islamic principles, reciting Quran and improve my Farsi. After graduating, my focus was on finishing high school and then completing my Electrical Engineering degree at Ryerson University. I learned many of the technical skills that would be needed for this role. I rejoined ACIC Maktab as a volunteer and continue to be a part of it. InshAllah, by joining ACIC Board, it allows me to contribute further to the community. In terms of communication and IT, with your help and feedback, we will analyze areas that need improvement and work to implement them.

DIRECTOR OF bOOKKEEPING & ACCOUNTS

647-648-8530

Sulaiman Mohammad Gul

My journey with ACIC started in 2005, and I have been an active member/volunteer ever since. I served as director of finance from 2013 to 2017.


With over 10 years of professional accounting experience, I can bring the much-needed technical support to fulfill the needs of this community. I hold a major in Accounting with a Bachelor of Commerce, Specialized in Accounting and minor in Finance from Ryerson University; a three-year Advanced Diploma with “Honors” from Centennial college; and I am also pursuing my Chartered Professional Accounting (CPA) designation.


As part of my involvement with ACIC I managed to automate the membership payments through RBC Express, PayPal and recently rolled an accounting software, QuickBooks, to better manage the financials of ACIC. I have been continuously assisting the finance team of ACIC throughout the years to resolve all technical issues and help maintain all record keeping as per the NFPC Act.
I am looking forward for an opportunity to bringing my abundant expertise of financial accounting that I have gained from both the corporate and non for-profit environment, back to this role. I'm excited for the opportunity to rejoin the board of directors and once again dedicate myself to this wonderful community.

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Afghan Canadian Islamic Community

22 Hobson Ave, Toronto ON, M4A 1Y2

 

OUR CONTACTS

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info@afghancanada.com

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