Meet the 2016 Executive Board

vp PRESIDENT Zeyad Nasser

Zeyad is an American born lifelong resident of Dearborn. Son of immigrants from Bint Jebail, Raid and Jouhane Nasser, Zeyad Nasser is an accomplished businessman in the petroleum industry. Currently Zeyad is employed with Barrick Enterprises Inc. as a brand manager. Zeyad has a strong understanding of the Southeast Michigan petroleum business market. Zeyad has passion for the Bint Jebail Cultural Center and hopes to continue develop the brand and image of the center and promote the center through the use of multiple media and technology platforms. Also Zeyad is strong in fund raising and hopes to use his skills to continue finding ways to fund programs at the cultural center. Zeyad is a strong family man with wife Faten and children Tarick and Jacob. Zeyad is proud of his his Arab American heritage and continues to preserve and maintain his heritage. Zeyad is a product of the Dearborn Public School system and graduated from Fordson High School. Zeyad earned a BS in Business Management from University of Phoenix.

secVICE PRESIDENT Chade Saghir PhD

Chade is an American born lifelong resident of Dearborn. Son of immigrants from Bint Jebail, Farajalah and Najat Saghir, Chade is an accomplished Urban Planner with over 20 years of experience in transportation planning. Chade is also an adjunct professor at Henry Ford Community College and Wayne State University teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses in Mathematics and Urban Planning, respectively. Chade has passion for the Bint Jebail Cultural Center and is focused on streamlining and modernizing the centers technology and social networking as well as finding ways the organization can be more involved in the community through charity and other opportunities.

Chade is a student of the Dearborn Public School system and graduated from Fordson High School. Chade also received a doctoral degree from Wayne State University from the School of Education with a concentration in Instructional Technology, a Masters degree in Urban Planning from Wayne State University, and a bachelor’s degree from University of Michigan Dearborn in Mathematics. Chade is a strong family man with wife Zeinab and children Leannah and Ali. Chade continues to serve his community by volunteering on charter school board currently Nexus Academy of Lansing, volunteers at local food banks and various charity events. Chade has successfully completed the Leadership Detroit program through the Detroit Regional Chamber and was appointed to a national Task Force on the Traffic Monitoring Conferences.

20160122_150212-1TREASURER Khalil Baydoun

 

 


IMG_3371Recording Secretary
Ola Saad

 

Ola is an immigrant to the country,coming as a young child to the United States, Saad understands the needs of the growing immigrant and native community. Saad is the daughter of immigrants Hassan Saad and Souhaila Baydoun. Saad is actively involved in a wide range of programs that work for the advancement of the Middle Eastern and greater community in the State of Michigan. Her efforts focus on working on social justice, substance abuse prevention, and domestic violence and sexual assault awareness matters while working diligently to establish and enhance healthy living and educational programs in the counties of Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne. She is dedicated, committed, and engaged. Her passion and drive to further her education on various topics which allow her to supplement and expand the initiatives and programs she works on is a testament to her commitment to the community. As an activist and advocate for healthier living, mental health awareness, intimate partner violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, community health engagement and anti-bullying campaigns, she has taken the mission of the programs she serves to a personal level and works tirelessly to see them to a successful completion. Saad has taken lead roles in the participation of research studies for the promotion of public health and social change with the University of Michigan, Wayne State and Michigan State Universities.Her love of promoting public health and social change has positioned her in the hearts of many she has worked with and associated with other the years.


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Fatima Abdallah

Fatima Abdallah is a sophomore at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. She is a pre-law student majoring in Finance and Political Science. As a student, she is involved in numerous organizations including Student Government, the National Society of Leadership and Success, Golden Key Honors Society, and many more! Being the youngest of seven in a family of doctors, she plans on pursuing a career in Medical Malpractice Law.