MIC Leadership

  • Sr. Asma Rafiq
    Sr. Asma Rafiq
    Trustee
  • Dr. Raza Hashmi
    Dr. Raza Hashmi
    Trustee
  • Br. Abdo Alnumi
    Br. Abdo Alnumi
    Trustee
  • Dr. Umer Farooq
    Dr. Umer Farooq
    Trustee
  • Sr. Suha Dweik
    Sr. Suha Dweik
    Secretary
  • Br. Hasnain Zaman
    Br. Hasnain Zaman
    Trustee
  • Dr. Ibrahim SultanAli
    Dr. Ibrahim SultanAli
    Chairman
  • Dr. Adnan Naseer
    Dr. Adnan Naseer
    Treasurer

MIC Board of Trustees & Officers for the Year 2021

Name Position Primary Functions Term Start
Dr. Ibrahim Sultan Ali Chairman Overall MIC Operations and Staff 2018
Dr. Adnan Naseer Treasurer Fundraising & Finances, Adult Education 2018
Sr. Suha Dweik Secretary Education, Construction, Interior Design 2019
Dr. Umer Farooq Trustee Construction 2019
Br. Hasnain Zaman Trustee AV, Adult Education, Construction 2018
Br. Abdo Alnumi Trustee 2021
Dr. Raza Hashmi Trustee 2021
Sr. Asma Rafiq Trustee 2021
Sr. Asma Rafiq
Trustee

Sr Asma moved to Memphis in 2005 and has been part of the MIC family along with her husband and family since its inception. She strongly believes in raising children to be community helpers. She has three boys who were born and raised in Memphis and have always volunteered by her side. Sr. Asma has a bachelors in Genetics and Masters in Biotechnology. She’s also a chef and amateur food photographer who enjoys sharing food cultures from around the world and food blogging. She has been involved as a guest chef at Cooking For a Cause at local restaurants where they raise funds for different charities, MIC Sisters Programs, community events at different mosques in Memphis, MIFA, interfaith events, meal packing events, the halal food pantry, feed the city, and other soup kitchens. Sr. Asma strongly believes that women are the backbone of our community, and need to have safe and welcoming spaces to come to which is one of the main reasons she serves as the Chair of the Women’s Committee at MIC. Her passion has always been to support women’s mental health and well being and their ability to participate in activities that are designed and led by women for women.

Dr. Raza Hashmi
Trustee

Dr. Raza Hashmi is a rheumatologist practicing in Memphis. He received his medical degree in Pakistan and completed his training in the United States. He has been actively involved in MIC projects and collaborating with various nonprofits for fundraising. Additionally, as the owner of a medical practice, he brings in a unique experience of human resource management. His skill set ranges from effectively training and hiring new employees to maintaining a productive workplace environment for his team to thrive. He is punctilious and has strong organizational skills, which will help build up a cohesive, energetic, and forward-thinking team to accomplish MIC’s vision of a true family life center.

Br. Abdo Alnumi
Trustee

Br. Abdo Alnumi has been living around the Memphis area since 2002. He is a business administrator and manager and has studied computer repair, networking, business technology, and drafting technology. He also has a two-year diploma in Islamic studies.

Br. Abdo has been involved in many community services, including building mosques, summer school, and sponsoring orphans. In addition, he is a founder and supporter of Noor orphanage and widows’ charity in Yemen, including around 500 orphans and widows. He has also been involved in construction and landscaping. Br. Abdo was nominated to be the President of the Yemeni community commerce association, YAAM, in 2019.

Br. Abdo is MIC’s next-door neighbor. He is a father of 11 girls and two boys as well as a grandfather of 4 grandchildren.

 

Dr. Umer Farooq
Trustee

Dr. Umer Farooq is an emergency and internal medicine specialist who brings extensive community service experience to MIC board. He previously served as member of the Pleasant View School Board and as chairman of the Pakistan Association of Memphis (PAM), where he oversaw PAM’s transformation into a city-wide community service & welfare institution. Dr. Umer Farooq has a great track record of volunteering in different capacities and has been an active supporter of various local projects, including MIC. We look forward to leveraging his experience in shaping the future of MIC Inshallah.

Sr. Suha Dweik
Secretary

Sr. Suha Dweik has been living in Memphis since 2001. She has also been involved with the Memphis Islamic Center since its very beginning. She holds a bachelors in Psychology from the University of Memphis and is currently working on a graduate degree in clinical mental health counseling. She is passionate about using this background to bring awareness to mental health concerns within the Muslim community. Sr Suha is also the founder of Kanzi Store, an online shop that specializes in Ramadan & Eid decor. Her enthusiasm, strong organizational skills, creativity and team spirit will be a great asset to the MIC family, and we are excited to have on the MIC leadership team.

Br. Hasnain Zaman
Trustee
AV

Br. Hasnain Zaman is an Information Security Specialist by profession. He is also a long time MIC supporter and dedicated volunteer with a great track record of community service with various Muslim organizations including Almaghrib Institute. His expertise in Audio visual communication and IT is highly valuable. And we look forward to his continued leadership in these areas as an MIC Board member.

Dr. Ibrahim SultanAli
Chairman

Dr. Ibrahim SultanAli is a pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine specialist and an assistant professor at UT Health Sciences Center. He previously served as president of the Pleasant View School Board of Directors. He brings a wealth of community engagement and non-profit management experience to MIC.

Dr. Adnan Naseer
Treasurer
Fundraising

Dr. Adnan Naseer is among the early supporters of the Memphis Islamic Center Project. He is the current chair of MIC Fundraising Committee and Treasurer of the Board. He is also a key member of the leadership team of the Memphis Muslim Medical Clinic. His exceptional people and organizing skills constitute a great asset. We look forward to leveraging these qualities in moving MIC to the next phase Inshallah.