September 10, 16
Salam and greetings to every one and Eid Mubarak
It gives me great pleasure to announce to you the following happy and great news about members of our boards.
- Lena Alhusseini:
For the last years, Lena was the Executive Director of the Arab-American Family Support Center in NYC responsible for the delivery of social services to some 20,000 Arab and South Asian families in the City of New York.
Lena was selected and accepted the position of the Director of the Child Welfare Department with the State of Oregon, and governor appointment after national selection. She will be responsible for all issues that have to do with child health and safety in the State of Oregon with an annual budget exceeding $100 million. Mabrouk Lena and Congratulation.
- Col (R.) Dr. Thafar Ma’aitah:
Col (R) Thafer recently was awarded his PhD in law on his dissertation “ The role of regional organization in countering terrorism and human rights” not an easy task. Dr. Thafar is also security advisor of Corporate Security of Roads & Transport for Dubai. After years with the Jordanian police, Dr. Thafar took on key assignment with the UN in police and peace keeping mission in UN headquarter and several international assignment. Mabrouk and Congratulation Thafar.
- Fadi Alhussaini:
Dr. Fadi Alhussaini recently received in PhD and we want to take this opportunity congratulation him. Dr. Fadi is a media and communication specialist working out of Canada. Before that he has key assignments with international organizations in Palestine, Cairo and London and now in Canada. Mabrouk Fadi and Congratulation.
- Lara Zahabi-Bakdash, MD, PhD, MHSc:
We are happy to announce that Dr. Lara joined us as board member of the Arab Peace Corps and New Arab Foundation. Dr. Lara is a physician, ethicist, and global health scholar and currently a Global Health Fellow with the Canadian International Scientific Exchange Program, University of Toronto. We are happy and proud to have Dr. Lara with us on board and I am sure she will be key contributor to our mission.
- Dr. Wael Zakout:
We are also very happy to announce that Dr. Wael joined us a board member of the Arab Peace Corps and the New Arab Foundation. Dr. Wael comes with a long exceptional experience, he leads the World Bank Practice “ Global Lead, Land Policy & Geospatial at the World Bank” finding Global Solution for Land Policy and Geospatial and finding innovative policies.
Dr. Wael served 3 years, as Country Manager for the World Bank and also served as Sector Manager for Urban, Water and Disaster Risk Management in the sustainable development department of the World Bank Europe and Central Asia Region. Welcome aboard Dr. Wael, for sure you will be great asset and you will enjoy the team.
- Dr. Zu’bi Al- Zu’bi:
After years as Dean of the Business School at the University of Jordan where was innovative with outstanding research Dr. Zu’bi recently became the CEO of QASR and FHEA at higher Education (Al-Quds Academy for Scientific Research and Higher Education) surly a timely move given the urgent needs of the Arab world for investment in science and technology that can propel the Arab world into the 21st century. Mabrouk Dr. Zu’bi and our best wishes in the new role.
- Sami Jamil Jadallah:
I have been invited by the National Peace Corps Association to participate in a two conference and meeting with members of US Congress on (22-23 September) and been invited to give a speech at the University of Virginia Center of Politics (30 September) will be one of key note speakers at the College and University Conference on CVE along with key speakers from State and Department of Homeland Security (5-8 October) and been invited by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (14 September) for a special lunch with Justice Department Secretary Lynch as key note speaker.
Ps. what more any organization can wish for, great and exceptional talent and commitment to serve. I am sure all of us are very proud of these great achievements and it should give us the motivation to succeed with our mission in making the Arab Peace Corps a great success. Thank you every one for your believe and support for both the New Arab Foundation and the Arab Peace Corps? We are counting on each of you to get engaged in our initiatives, and will be sending the notice for assignment. If We Don’t Do It, No One Will. Only 5 hrs/M.