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Middle Eastern American Advisory Group

The purpose of the Advisory Group is to ensure that the County Executive is well informed of; and able to act effectively to respond to; the needs and concerns of Middle Eastern Americans living and/or working in Montgomery County.

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Advisory Group Members

MEAAG Recommendations to the County Executive - Fiscal Year 2011 (DOC)

Staff Liaison

Middle Eastern American Advisory Group Member List 2010

Mr. Daud Ahmad 
Aharmaddiya Muslim Community
Potomac, MD

Mr. Ashraf Al-Saeed 
Islamic Center of Maryland
Gaithersburg, MD
Mr. Amjad Chaudhry 
Aharmaddiya Muslim Community 
Silver Spring, MD
Ms. Julia Francisco 
Arab American Committee
Montgomery Village, MD
Ms. Miriam Galston 
Governor's Commission on Middle Eastern Americans
Bethesda, MD
Mr. Hatem Ghafir 
Center for Islamic Education
Olney MD
Ms. Irma Hafeez (Chair) 
Montgomery County Muslim Council 
N. Potomac MD
Ms. Mabrouka ("Mimi") I. Hassanein 
Islamic Society of Germantown
Brinklow, MD
Mr. Suhail S. Hishmeh 
Chevy Chase, MD
Ms. Samira Hussein 
Arab American Committee
Gaithersburg, MD
Ms. Sarah Iranpour 
Potomac Lions Club 
Rockville, MD 
Ms. Mumtaz Jahan 
Islamic Society of Germantown
Germantown, MD 
Mr. Farshid Moghimi 
Iranian Club
Silver Spring, MD
Ms. Mahasty Sharifi 
Independent Iranian writer
Potomac, MD
Ms. Yvonne Wall 
Arab American Committee
Gaithersburg, MD
Mr. Hytham A. Younis 
Islamic Center of Maryland 
Gaithersburg, MD
Mr. Ozcan Adiyaman 
The Rumi Forum
Rockville, MD
Akhtar Zubairi 
Muslim Community Center
Spencerville, MD


Advisory Group Documents

Purpose and Tasks of the Latin American Advisory Group

Budget Priorities

Latin American Advisory Group: Year in Review FY2010

Meeting Summary - Latin American Advisory Group Retreat

Montgomery County Ethnic Leadership Summits - Summary Recommendations

Montgomery County Ethnic Leadership Summits - Departmental Follow-Up Activities