2018 Board of Directors Election Results
The MCC Election Commission has received a total of five valid nominations. Since this year’s election process was to fill five positions on the Board of Directors, the following candidates are declared elected unopposed to the following respective positions and they will assume their duties beginning January 1, 2019:
Treasurer: Sajjad Basha
Vice President: Shahid Constantino
Directors at Large: Hina Mukhtar, Humera Nawaz & Yusuf Abdullah
Hence, MCC will not be mailing out any ballots this year. Community members are encouraged to attend the Meet & Greet event at MCC with the outgoing, continuing, and incoming Board Members at 6:45 p.m. on Friday, December 7.
Fulfilling the mandate in MCC’s bylaws, all three areas served by MCC are represented on the Board in 2019:
- Pleasanton/Castro Valley: Humera Nawaz & Sajjad Basha
- Dublin/Livermore: Shahid Constantino, Ahson Ahmed, Mujahed Ali, Danyaal Abbasi & Ummul Sabeen
- San Ramon/Danville/Alamo: Hina Mukhtar & Yusuf Abdullah
We want to take this opportunity to thank the outgoing board members – Amir Mustafa and Farhan Jafri – for their years of dedication and service to the community. See a Meet & Greet with Your 2019 BOD here.
We also want to thank our community for their participation in the recent nomination process. This is a great sign of conscientiousness and responsibility regarding the affairs of our community center. It is only with full participation and representation that the Muslim Community Center – East Bay can continue to grow and flourish.
May Allah (swt) bless our masjid, keep our community united, and give the new Board the ability to serve the community to the best of their abilities. Ameen.
Below is the make-up of the MCC 2019-20 Board of Directors (always reachable and at your service at firstname.lastname@example.org):
President: Ummul Sabeen
V. President: Shahid Constantino**
Secretary: Mujahed Ali Mohammed
Treasurer: Basha Sajjad**
Director: Danyaal Abbasi
Director: Ahson Ahmed
Director: Hina Mukhtar**
Director: Humera Nawaz**
Director: Yusuf Abdullah**
*Newly elected to this position
Maqbool Qadir, Kalam Momin & Omar Siddiqui
2018 Board of Directors Election Procedures
The MCC Election Commission invites MCC members to nominate motivated candidates for five Board of Directors (BOD)
positions: Vice President, Treasurer, and three at-large Board positions.
Full details on positions can be found in the 2018 MCC Elections & Timeline announcement.
Nomination forms can be found here.
To be eligible to vote, you must reside in one of the cities of Pleasanton, Castro Valley, Dublin, Livermore, San Ramon, Danville, or Alamo; and have donated at least $150.00 to MCC East Bay during the preceding 12 months ending November 19, 2018.
2018 MCC Election Schedule:
- Nomination Forms Available – Monday Nov. 5th, 2018
- Nominations Due – Monday Nov. 19, 2018
- Meet and greet candidates – Friday, Dec. 7th, 2018
- Ballots printed and mailed – Monday Nov. 26th, 2018
- Final date to return ballots – Saturday Dec. 15th, 2018
- Results – Evening of Sunday Dec. 16th, 2018
Muslim Community Center – East Bay – 2018 Election Commission
Maqbool Qadir, Kalam Momin and Omar Siddiqui