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1441 Hijri (2019-2020) MCA Elections

August 24, 2019

Assalamu-Alaikum Dear MCA Members:

We hope this finds you in good health and high Islamic spirits. As the MCA elections are approaching, we would like to invite you to participate in the process and request you to nominate candidates for open positions and vote on Election Day. All relevant election forms can be found here.

Please note that you must be an MCA member by July 22nd to vote so please review your membership status.

Open Positions:

3 Executive Board (EB) positions and 2 Board of Trustees (BoT) positions will be opening. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all the board members who are ending their termsfor their service to our community.

The following Executive Board (EB) members are ending their terms this year:

  • Khaled Hamade
  • Marwa Ahmed
  • Mizanur Rahman

The following Board of Trustees (BoT) members are ending their terms this year:

  • Munther Qtaish
  • Hisham Said

Nominations:

The deadline to receive nominations will be on Sunday, September 1st at 9:00PM. To nominate, you must have been a member on July 3rd or earlier (60 days before submitting the nomination form). The attached nomination form can be emailed to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Elections:

The elections will be held over a period of three days in Maryam Hall, MCA.

  • Friday, September 20th from 7:45 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Saturday, September 21st from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Sunday, September 22nd from 11:00 AM to 1:15 PM

To vote, you must have been a member on or before July 22nd (60 days before the start of the elections). A valid photo ID showing your name and address is required (for example, State of California Driver's license, California ID, Green Card, Passport or any other reasonable photo ID is acceptable).

Absentee Ballot:

If you cannot vote in person you can request an absentee ballot by submitting the attached form before September 12th, 10:00AM. Absentee balloting shall be permitted in limited circumstances such as illness or travel, subject to approval by the Election Committee. Completed ballots must be received before September 19th, 8:45 PM. Please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for all questions and submissions.

Candidates Forum:

A candidate forum will be held on the 8th of September at Khadijah Banquet Hall, MCA. Further details will be communicated as we approach this date.

May Allah (SWT) make this annual election process continue to be a source of unity, strength, and harmony among the members of our community, Ameen.

For additional information contact the election committee at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

MCA Election Committee:

  • Ahmed El Zein, Chair
  • Altaf Khan
  • Buland Altaf
  • Mohammad Tushanur Rahman
  • Gulled A Roble

Note: You can apply for MCA membership online or check your current status: here. The membership committee can be reached at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for all membership issues.

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