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Executive Director & Resident Scholar

Abdul Aziz Bhuiyan- Chair Abdul Aziz Bhuiyan was born in 1958, raised and educated in Bangladesh and United States Of America. He has extensive working experience in both business and non-profit social and religious organizations in the United States Of America. Abdul Aziz Bhuiyan is one of the founding members of Ideal Islamic School, Hillside Islamic Center and American Muslim Voice. He is the Chairman of Board of Trustees of Hillside Islamic Center, Darus Salam Masjid and American Muslim Voice. Abdul Aziz Bhuiyan served as the Chairman of Muslim Advisory Council of Nassau County under County Executive Edward Mangano. He is engaged in real estate development and management business. Abdul Aziz Bhuiyan obtained his BS from Dhaka University, Bangladesh in 1981 and Business Management Certificate from NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies in 1987. He is married and blessed with two children. Dr. Iqbal Jangda -Secretary Saleem Tatari-TreasurerSaleem Tatari was born in December 15, 1948, lived in the USA since 1973. He has been living in New Hyde Park since 1988. Saleem Tatari obtained B.Sc degree in Pharmaceutical Science from Karachi University, Pakistan.Saleem Tatari is one of the founding members of Hillside Islamic Center. He is a professional Pharmacist and engaged in the business of pharmacy, Abdul Basir Kaz Mohammed Yasim Khan Mohamed yassim khan, born in Guyana march 29,1946. Worked for the govt. of Guyana as a customs officer. He has migrated to the USA in feb. 1978 and became naturalization citizen.Schooled in Guyana and learned computer programming in NY. Worked for major corporations as a data processing consultant and then as an employee for JPMorgan chase. Mohamed Y. Khan retired in 2008 as an AVP and have since dedicated my time and services to hillside Islamic center.my association with hic started in 2002.Mohammed Arif Muhammad Arif Date of Birth: 5th April, 1965 Married Education: Business Administration (Baruch College) Occupation: Self Employed Mohammad Koush. Mohammed Abukoush was born on July 20th, 1963 in Jordan. H received his degree in Business Administration at the University of Jordan. He made his transition from Jordan to New York in 1986. His occupation is in the supermarket business and real estate. He currently reside in New Hyde Park since 1995.

LEADERSHIP

Executive Director & Resident Scholar Shaykh Ibad WaliShaykh Ibad Wali is the Director & Resident Scholar of Hillside Islamic Center and an ‘Aalim Course Instructor at Darul Uloom New York. Shaykh Ibad completed the rigorous seven year ‘Alimiyyah program in 2011 with numerous authentic certifications (ijazah) in various Islamic Sciences. Raised in New York City, Shaykh Ibad received a full scholarship to college. While President of the MSA he completed a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, as well as a Bachelor's in Business and Liberal Arts with honors. Later completing his Master's Degree in Middle Eastern Studies. He currently lives in New York with his wife & family, is the President of Ikhlas Institute and the Founder of Sahaba Sports League.Senior Imam Shyakh Muhammad Waliullah

EXECUTIVE BOARD

Kaleem Hussain I am a Graduate of University of Punjab , pakistan in physics and Mathematics.I moved with my wife and three children to Glen Oaks in 2004.Alhumdulillah started Volunteer work in Hillside Islamic Center right after I moved in and later choose to take care of children's affairs and teach in Sunday school.Later given the responsibility of vice principal and than Principal.After 10 years in Sunday School I step down from my position and handed over the position of principal to Sister Mohsina Bukhari.This is my 11th year in Sunday school and Alhumdulillah I still serve in Sunday school and take care of Administrative matters and help Sr Mohsina to enhance this program.I am also serving as the General Secretary of the executive committee of Hillside Islamic Center. I also volunteer in Hillside Islamic Center's boy scouts,Girl scouts and Cub scouts programs as an Assistant COR.I also Supervise the Green Areas all around the Masjid and the evergreen plants and bushes,Alhumdulillah. By the grace of Allah SWT I also take care of small renovation projects in the Masjid.Furthermore I try to Assist Shaykh Ibad as much as I can in different programs and will continue to do so inshaAllah. Alhumdulillah I am happy to be part of this awesome team ,masha’Allah.Farrukh AhmedFarrukh Ahmed was born in Karachi, Pakistan in 1961. Farrukh Ahmed completed his master's degree in Applied Physics from Karachi university in 1985. He also completed his post graduate training in computer from the university grants commission Islamabad in 1986. He achieved his Advanced computer training certificate from school of continuing education at NYU New York in 1991. Mr. Ahmed has been actively involved with Hillside Islamic center as volunteer since he moved to this community in 2002. He is currently working for a Japanese firm as computer system analyst . Farrukh Ahmed is married and blessed with two children .
Sisters
Mohsina Bukhari Political Science and Secondary Education History background from Fordham University and Hunter College: School of Education. Worked in various Islamic Schools teaching 5-8th Grade English and Social Studies. Currently Principal of HIC Sunday School and a Homeschooler. Nancy Hossain I am Nancy and I serve as the General Secretary for the Executive Committee for Sisters at Hillside Islamic Center since 2017. I am a mother of 4 children, with eldest one attending JMC hifz school, middle 2 in Wellspring Elementary and youngest one is a toddler. Graduated in Doctor of Pharmacy from St John’s University and currently work as a per diem staff pharmacist at Brookdale University Hospital, Brooklyn. Also graduated from ICNA sister’s wing alima course in 2008. Currently pursuing an associate degree from FKAD in Masjid Esa ibn Maryam. Alhumdulillah was blessed to perform hajj in 2017 under leadership of Sheikh Shakiel Humayun. I have an eagerness to learn the deen of Islam and to help the community with all my potential InshaAllah! Nadia Irshad I was brought up in the Middle East . Completed higher education in Pakistan . We moved to new Hyde park in 2015 and felt that becoming a part of the EC would give me an opportunity to serve the community . May Allah guide us .