Rami Alhellu

President
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Rami used to previously work as a lawyer in Jordan. He has a Masters in public law from Amman Arab University for Graduate Studies, Jordan and another Masters in the American Legal System from Michigan State University. He is currently an SJD candidate in the doctorate program at the Dickinson Law School at Penn State University.

It is his honor to be able to work for the Muslim and local community for the sake of Allah. His goal is to unify and bring together our local and national Muslim community.

Zaid Alrawi

Vice President
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Dr. Zaid Alrawi and his family moved to State College in 2010. Since then, they have been active members of The Islamic Society of Central Pennsylvania and the bigger society of State College. With the warm welcoming and kindness shown by the Islamic community in State College, the Alrawi family became committed to giving back and serving the community.
Dr. Alrawi has lived most of his life in the city of Baghdad, in Iraq. He earned his B.A degree from the University of Baghdad, Department of Archaeology. Then, he moved to the States and earned his M.A. degree from the Department of Anthropology at Stony Brook University, in the state of New York. He is also an alumnus of Penn State, where he earned his Ph.D. from the Department of Anthropology, specializing in Mesopotamian archaeology.
Dr. Alrawi has been elected by the Muslim community of State College to serve as Vice President for the community. He has expressed his gratitude to his fellow Muslims for putting their trust in him and he is eager to serve his community to the best of his ability.

Rafay Ahmad

Secretary
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My name is Rafay Ahmad, and Alhamdulilah by the grace of Allah (SWT), am serving the Secretary for the 2019-20 year term for the EC. Originally, my roots belong to Pakistan but born and raised in the United States. I am trilingual and can converse in English, Hindi, and Urdu. I have been living in State College for the past 15 years and have been involved with our current masjid affairs ever since. I am a current sophomore working towards my bachelor’s degree in Security and Risk Analysis and minoring in Information Sciences and Technology at Penn State University. At campus, I am involved with Muslim Student Association and Pakistani Student Association.

InshaAllah Taa’la I will do my best to update you all on the matters for our current masjid affairs, share with your important happenings, and increase communications within our community. If you have any question, please feel free to contact me through the secretary email listed. May Allah (SWT) help us in being successful both in our deen and dunya, and allow us to achieve anything. Ameen Thumma Ameeen.

Bashar Khayat

Treasurer
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Bashar Khayat is the owner of K&S Distribution & Penn Auto Service. He is experienced in Sales and business development, strategic planning and management, team work and performance to improve sales and customers relations and service.

Nasr Elsaid

Activity Coordinator
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Retired Chaplain From the DOC of PA

Formal Business owner in retail and International Trade

Formal Karate Instructor for Penn State Shotokan Karate