Board of Directors

Amer Suleman

President of the Pakistan American Association of Texas.amir

Dr. Suleman was president of Debating Club in King Edward Medical College, Editor of College magazine, KEMCOL in 1989.
He is founding member of Texas Association of Dysautonomia Awareness and sits on Board of Directors of association. He is also appointed as Adjunct Professor in UT Dallas.
He is currently President of Urdu Ghar. Urdu Ghar is a movement for promotion of Urdu Language.

 

 

Naeem Choudhry

NaeemVice President of the Pakistan American Association of Texas.

Founder and current President of the Pakistan Community Services. He has over 20 years of experience in corporate America as a IT Professional. Volunteer experience with various organizations over 15 years. He has served as General Secretary and Chairperson of the IT Committee in Pakistan Society of North Texas. Organized many community events like senior citizen programs, youth programs, magazine and newsletters publication, maintaining several community websites since last fourteen years, membership drives, health fairs, educational seminars, fund raisers, domestic violence program, and many other volunteers activities.

 

Ayaz Qureshi

AyazTreasurer of the Pakistan American Association of Texas.

Currently President of the Hyderabad Society of North Texas. He has hotel management experience over 15 years.  Community service includes serving the Colleyville Masjid for four years including 2 years as a treasurer for the masjid.

 

Dr. Javaid Ajmal

JavaidAjmalGeneral Secretary of the Pakistan American Association of Texas.

Dr. Javaid Ajmal is Program Director for Cardiovascular Sonography Department at a Health College in Dallas. He is a graduate of King Edward medical College Lahore University of North Texas Health Science Center with Masters in Public Health Presently completing his doctoral degree in Healthcare Management & Leadership.

He is also an adjunct at Collin College Plano in its EKG program. Dr. Javaid is a national speaker and subject expert  in Echocardiography and has done research work in Heart Disease in Hispanic population and “Role of Echocardiography in Diabetic population”.

He is a member of American Society of Echocardiography, Society for Diagnostic Medical Sonography and is a speaker for North Texas cardiac Ultrasound Society.

With his professional knowledge and leadership training in Health management, he brings with him wealth of knowledge and experience to Pakistani community in Dallas through PAAT.

 

Syed Fayyaz Hassan

Spokes Person and Board Member of the Pakistan American Association of Texassh.

Syed Fayyaz Hassan is current Co-Chair of American Muslim Democratic Caucus. He has an MA degree in Economics from Michigan State University, Michigan and Masters of Applied Sciences degree from Applied Economics Research Center, University of Karachi. Mr. Hassan was elected President of Pakistan Students Association 1988 – 1990.

Syed Hassan is an activist with Democratic Party. He serves as a member of Tarrant county Democratic Party Executive Committee since 2002. Mr. Hassan has been elected as delegate to every Democratic Party state county and local conventions since 2002. He was elected as national delegate to Democratic National Convention in 2004 and 2012. Syed Hassan.  He is founding President of Metroplex Democratic Club in 2004. He is founder member and current Co-Chair. Of “American Muslim Democratic Caucus”.

Syed Hassan served as member of steering committee in “Ballot Box Barbecue” event in 2002. He founded and chaired the first Civil Rights Conference in 2003. Mr. Hassan initiated a community based group “Pakistan Council of Dallas Fort Worth” and is also a founding Director and of “Pakistani American Association of Texas”.

 

Ghulam Warriach

GhulamBoard Member of the Pakistan American Association of Texas.

Mr Warriach has been severing the community more then 25 years. He is vice president of the Pakistan Community Services. He was president of the Dallas Muslim Council. Ex. President of the Pakistan Society of North Texas. He was first Pakistani Elected Prescient Chair in DFW area. He also severed as a Treasurer of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR).  He served as member of steering committee in “Ballot Box Barbecue” event in 2002. He was part of Board of Advisory in many other organizations.

 

Aftab Siddiqui

Board Member of the Pakistan American Association of Texas.AS

Aftab Siddiqui has been actively involved with Dallas Peace Center for the last 10 years. He is the Co-Chair of Save Pakistan Committee that is working to stop the drone attacks in Pakistan. He is Vice Chair of Muslim Community Center for Human Services – a nonprofit that provides charitable health and social services. He volunteers with United Way of Tarrant County and sits in the Cabinet and Health Impact Council. He is a Member Executive Committee of Tarrant County Democratic Party. He played a key role in organizing Ballot Box Barbecue (2002) and Civil Rights Conferences (2003, 2004, and 2005); is currently President Elect, Muslim Democratic Caucus of Texas.

After working for American Airlines for a long time he is currently associated with the Dallas County and has been deeply involved with diversity Initiative at work. He has done his BS in Electrical Engineering in Pakistan, and two masters in Business and Public Administration at UT Arlington in Texas. He is married to Yasmin and has two sons – Saad Siddiqui and Asif Siddiqui.

 

Ashar Ahmed

AsharJoint General Secretary of the Pakistan American Association of Texas.

He has significant non-profit and community building experience and has held various leadership positions in this regards. He has served as President for the Association of IT Professionals at the University of Texas, President of the Pakistani Student’s Association as well as a board member of the International Business Society. He is also a volunteer for The Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital Trust, The Citizens Foundation and the Zindagi Trust.
Mr. Ahmed has been a consultant for the State of Oregon for the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and is also a Certified Application Counselor for the same by the Center for Medicaid and Medical Services.

He obtained his Masters of Science from the University of Texas at Arlington in Information Systems and eCommerce and his Bachelors in Science from Southeastern University, Washington D.C.

 

Lubna Khurshid

LubnaBoard Member of the Pakistan American Association of Texas.

Currently General Secretary of the Pakistan Community Services. Obtained a Bachelors degree in Psychology from Government College, Multan – Pakistan and Masters in Social Work from University of Texas at Arlington. She taught in High School and Federal College for Women in Peshawar and Multan – Pakistan for seven years prior to coming to United States. She worked as a Social Worker Treatment Coordinator at VA Medical Center, Dallas – Texas and a Service Coordinator in Mental Health and Mental Retardation of Tarrant County.

She has been working as Assistant Program Director for MCC for Human Services since August 2008. Her primary responsibility includes counseling victims of Domestic Violence and Parent Child Issues.

Dr. Wasiq A. Zaidi, MD

Board Member of the Pakistan American Association of TexasWasiq Zaidi

He is specializes in addiction psychiatry. Dr. Zaidi attended medical school at University of Health Sciences, Lahore Nishtar Medical College and graduated in 1989 having 24 years experience. He is currently board member of the MCC for Human Services.

Usma Shahi

Board Member of the Pakistan American Association of TexasUsma

Assistant Professor Usma Shahi, Masters in English literature from University of The Punjab, Lahore served as the Head of English Dept. at Bahria College, Karachi for 12 years. She was Program Coordinator, In charge of all Co-curriculum and Extra-curriculum activities at college and Editor-in-Chief of college magazine. She is the recipient of many awards as the most dedicated teacher.

In NYC, she worked as the Manager at Dept. of Youth and Community Development. She contributed her volunteer services at different mosques, arranging picnics and other programs with ICNA in NYC.

She is known as a profound thinker and writer as has written many stage plays and newspaper articles and anchored various TV shows and stage programs. She is also the author of an Urdu novel,”Rubab”.

She volunteers her services to several organizations in Dallas. Currently, she is working as a certified English Language and Literature instructor at Richardson High school.

Ehtesham Ulhaque

Board Member of the Pakistan American Association of Texas.                                             Ehtesham

He has rich experience in Insurance over 18 years and worked as Assistant General Manager & Branch Head in Adamjee Insurance & as Senior Executive Vice President in EFU General Insurance Karachi.
He has served as Joint General Secretary in Pakistan Student Social Council & has done Volunteer worked with various projects.
He has done two Masters in Insurance and Political Science from Karachi University.
Currently he is working as Commercial Account Specialist in Global Financial & Insurance Services.