Kashif Ahmed becomes CAIR-CAN’s new Board Chair and Khalid Elgazzar, the new Vice-Chair
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Original title: CAIR-CAN Announces New Board Chair, Vice-Chair
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 4:14 pm
– For Immediate Release –
(Ottawa – May 15, 2012) The Canadian Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-CAN), a national Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today announced the appointment of a new National Board Chair and Vice-Chair.
Due to personal commitments CAIR-CAN Acting Chair, Selma Djukic, notified the Board of her desire to step down after assuming the position and its duties on June 15, 2010. Ms. Djukic remains on the CAIR-CAN National Board of Directors where she continues to make important contributions to the organization.
Effective May 12, 2012, Kashif Ahmed, J.D. is CAIR-CAN’s new Board Chair and Khalid Elgazzar, LL.B. is the new Vice-Chair. Mr. Ahmed has served on CAIR-CAN’s Board since 2007 and Mr. Elgazzar since 2008. Both currently practice law in British Columbia and Ontario, respectively.
“The CAIR-CAN team is extremely grateful to Selma for her exemplary service as Chair and for her unique skill set in organizational management that CAIR-CAN has come to rely upon,” said CAIR-CAN Board Chair Kashif Ahmed, J.D. “We are equally thrilled that Selma will continue to serve on the National Board as CAIR-CAN grows from strength to strength and launches new initiatives.”
CAIR-CAN is a national, non-profit, grassroots organization striving to be a leading voice that enriches Canadian society through Muslim civic engagement and the promotion of human rights.
Ihsaan Gardee, CAIR-CAN Executive Director, 613.254.9704 or 613.853.4111