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2022 GIS Board Election/ 2022 General Body Meeting Announcement

Assalamu-Alaikum Dear GIS Parents,

We pray to Allah (SWT) this letter finds you in good health and high Islamic spirits.

The MCA Election Committee, by majority decision, has decided to continue to conduct and hold exclusively online voting for GIS Election (2022). A valid email address is required to guarantee successful online voting.

GIS Election Timing for online balloting:

Online voting will start on Thursday, March 10, 2022, at 6:00 AM and will end Friday, March 11, 2022, at 5 PM. Ballots will be sent via email.

The elections will coincide with the scheduled Granada Islamic School General Body Meeting, which is to take place on Thursday, March 10, 2022, at 7:00 PM.

Only parents of a GIS student this school year 2021-2022 and a member of the MCA on or before March 1, 2022, will be eligible to vote. GIS Bylaws allow only one vote per family. A voting ballot will be sent to the eligible parent who is a current MCA member. If both parents are eligible to vote, a voting ballot will be sent by default to the mother’s email address unless the family designates a voting parent. Please email GIS board board@granadaschool.org and Election committee election@mcabayarea.org  the designated voting parent with their valid email address.

Please review your membership status at: http://www.mcabayarea.org/about-us/membership

Open positions:

Three (3) Granada Islamic School Board Positions will be subject to election. The following board members are ending their terms this year:

  • Mateen Mohammed
  • Maha Dahbour
  • Alma Soto


Nomination Deadline: The attached nomination form must be emailed to election@mcabayarea.org by February 21, 2021, at 9:00 PM.

  • For Nominators: To be eligible to nominate or second a nomination you must be a current parent of a GIS student and a member of the MCA on or before the nomination deadline stated above.
  • For Nominees: To be eligible for nomination you must be an MCA member on or before the nomination deadline stated above.

Candidates Forum

A virtual Candidates Forum will be held to introduce candidates on Friday, March 4, 2022, from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM.

Deadline to Withdraw: March 1st will be the deadline for any candidate to withdraw from elections.

Voter Eligibility:

To be eligible to vote you must be a parent of a GIS student and a member of the MCA. You must renew your MCA membership or become an MCA member by March 1, 2022. This ensures that a final list of voters can be submitted to our online balloting vendor in time for our elections to take place on March 10 and 11, 2022.

Each family unit will constitute one voting member. A family unit is defined as parents or guardians of the child or children who are attending GIS.

Please contact MCA General Secretary at membership@mcabayarea.org for membership-related questions and concerns.

Download attached files:

2022 GIS Board Nomination Form

GIS 2022 Elections Announcement 

The MCA Election Committee can be reached via email for any questions or concerns:


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

 MCA Boards Election Results 1443H (2021-2022)

The 1443H (2021-2022) MCA Elections took place for the Executive Board positions only and online voting started on Thursday, August 26 at 6:00AM PST and ended on Friday, August 27, at 4:00PM PST.
Please find attached the MCA Elections Results for this year.
MCA Election Committee Members

MCA Election Committee can be reached via email for any questions or concerns: election@mcabayarea.org

MCA Election Committee Members:

Sr. Marwa Ahmed (Chair)
Br. Altaf Khan
Sr. Christy Chase
Br. Hisham Said
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