Founders' Committee Members

Members are listed in alphabetical order by last name

Maseer Bade (Chairman)

ISNA Member Since 1988 ISNA Founder Since 2012 Occupation: Vascular and Cardiovascular Surgeon Muslim Community Affiliations: – Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) – All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS) Professional Affiliations: – Fellow American College of Surgeons (FACS) – M2S Vascular Quality Initiative Director (INOVA) – Vascular Laboratory Director (CUTSA) – Cardiac, Vascular & Thoracic Surgery Association Partner – Assistant Professor of Vascular Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University – Assistant Professor of Vascular Surgery, Howard University – Clinical Instructor of Vascular Surgery, INOVA Healthcare System – Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI)

M. Saleem Bajwa

ISNA Member Since 1969 ISNA Founder Since 1994 Occupation: Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine Physician Muslim Community Affiliations: – Founding member of Islamic Society of Western Massachusetts – Executive Director of Islamic Community of New England – Past President of IMANA – Chairperson of ISNA’s 1000 Donors Club Professional Affiliations: – Served as Chief of Medicine and President – Director of Respiratory Services and Sleep Lab at Holyoak Medical Center

Mohammad A. Dar

ISNA Member Since 1979 ISNA Founder Since 1988 Occupation: Physician Muslim Community Affiliations: – Islamic Society of Akron and Kent – Islamic Medical Association of North America – Islamic Circle of North America – Akron Masjid Professional Affiliations: – Associate Professor at North Eastern College of Medicine

Laeeq Khan

ISNA Member Since 1978 ISNA Founder Since 2003 Occupation: Pediatric Physician Muslim Community Affiliations: – Islamic Society of Greater Houston – Islamic Medical Association of North America – Association of Pakistani Physicians in North America Professional Affiliations: – Associate Professor at Baylor College of Medicine

AbdulAlim Khandekar

ISNA Member Since 1985 ISNA Founder Since 1998 Occupation: Cardiovascular Surgeon Muslim Community Affiliations: – Muslim Society of Memphis – North American Bangladeshi Islamic Community Professional Affiliations: – University of Tennessee

Abdul Rauf Mir

ISNA Member Since 1972 ISNA Founder Since 1988 Occupation: Physician Muslim Community Affiliations: – All Dulles Area Muslim Society – Islamic Medical Association of North America – Islamic Society of Greater Kansas City Professional Affiliations: – Clinical Professor at University of Missouri School of Medicine

Ghulam Mir

  ISNA Member Since 1974 ISNA Founder Since 1988 Occupation: Gastroenterologistt Muslim Community Affiliations: – Islamic Society of Akron & Kent  

Husain Nagamia

ISNA Member Since 1980 ISNA Founder Since 1990 Occupation: Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgeon Muslim Community Affiliations: – International Institute Islamic Medicine (IIIM) Chairman – Islamic Medical Association of North America (IMANA) Past President Professional Affiliations: – Clinical Assistant Professor at U.S.F. Medical School

Rashed Nizam

ISNA Member Since 1996 ISNA Founder Since 2004 Occupation: Ophthalmologist Muslim Community Affiliations: – Islamic Center of Greater Missouri, Past President (1999-2005) – Islamic Center of Greater Missouri, Board Member (2009-2011) – Islamic Center of Greater Missouri, Chairman (2011-2014) – Islamic School of Columbia, Chairman – North American Bangladeshi Islamic Community, President Professional Affiliations: – Professor of Islam at Osher Life Long Learning Institute of University of Missouri, Columbia

Zeyn Patel

ISNA Member Since 1998 ISNA Founder Since 2015 Occupation: Vice President of a Staffing Company Muslim Community Affiliations: – Risala Foundation, Board Member – ISNA Masjid Development Committee – Young Professional Association – Islamic Center of Greater Houston – MSA National, first treasure – One of 4 founding organizers of Muslim Inter-Scholastica Tournament (MIST) – MSA President at University Texas, Austin

Saad Sanyurah

ISNA Member Since 1996 ISNA Founder Since 2004 Occupation: Allergist/Immunologist Muslim Community Affiliations: – Islamic Society of Akron & Kent, Trustee – IMANA Professional Affiliations: – Northeast Ohio College of Medicine

Farooq Selod

ISNA Member Since 1997 ISNA Founder Since 2007 Occupation: Orthopedic Surgeon Muslim Community Affiliations: – Islamic Association of Tarrant County – Founder and Chairman of PIOUS (Dawa Organization)

Saiyid Masroor Shah

ISNA Member Since 1975 ISNA Founder Since 2003 Occupation: Radiation Physicist (Retired) Muslim Community Affiliations: – Islamic Society of Evansville – Association of Muslim Scientist, Engineers and Professional Technologist

Asad Siddiqui

ISNA Member Since 1988 ISNA Founder Since 2015 Occupation: Architect Muslim Community Affiliations: – Muslim Youth of North America – MCA of South Florida – Muslim Student Association at University of Texas, Austin

Tara Turk-Zaafran

ISNA Member Since 2014 ISNA Founder Since 2015 Occupation: Teacher Muslim Community Affiliations: – Risala Foundation, Advisory Board – Islamic Society of Greater Houston, Social Services Interfaith Committee