MCC Elections, Meet the Candidates and Biographical Statements

The Muslim Community Center of Greater San Diego will hold its Annual General Membership Meeting and Election on Saturday, June 02, 2018.  In addition to the Election, the meeting will address adoption of the budget, review of MCC’s performance in the preceding year, and the transaction of any other business as called.  Please plan to attend, as a quorum of 50% of active members is required, including proxies.

The annual elections are required to elect:

  1. Three new MCC Operations Board members (BOD) for a 3-year term
  2. Five new Nomination Committee members (NC) for a 1-year term
  3. Three proposed amendments requiring general membership body approval.


The final slate of candidates along is presented below in this email.  A bio for each candidate is included below.

Electronic Mailings and Electronic Absentee Ballot for Elections 2018

As announced previously, the election slate and absentee ballots will only be sent electronically via email, in lieu of paper mailing with US Mail, in order to save costs.  If you prefer to exercise your right to vote in person at MCC, please check in on Election Day between 1pm and 4pm.

Note 1: Electronic ballots are sent to eligible members to their email addresses on MCC records. Members of the family sharing the same email address need to provide a different email address for each family member.

Note 2: If you need to give proxy to another member to vote on your behalf, please send an email with the following text to  “I _______________ give proxy to MCC member ______________ to vote on my behalf in the Election as per the bylaws.”

The person will need to come in person on the day of the election.

2018 MCC Election Slate of Candidates

Board of Directors Nominees (in alphabetical order by first name)


Ebrahim Mohamedy

Naveed Qazi

Owais Siddiqui

Saima Akhter

Salah Feteih

Nominating Committee Nominees (in alphabetical order by first name)

Ayaz Usman

Ayesha Basheeruddin

Hana Kassas

Rami Salem

Ramzey Abujarour

Shahida Parveen

Expect the official ballot with instructions after meet the candidate event.  Again, please take care to ensure that an email address you will be able to access during May is on file with the MCC office by contacting

You may contact the MCC Nominating Committee directly via email:

Please mark your calendars for Saturday June 02 and plan to attend the Annual General Meeting.

In addition, please mark your calendars for Saturday May 19th to meet the candidates:


Meet The Candidates

When Sat May 19, 2018 5pm – 6:30pm Pacific Time
Where Muslim Community Center Of Greater San Diego, 14698 Via Fiesta, San Diego, CA 92127, USA 
Video call