MLFA Board of Directors

TAREK ALKADRI

Board Member

Tarek Alkadri has been a Dallas area community leader for many years and an MLFA board member since 2006. Alkadri is currently a board member of the North Texas Islamic Council, board member of the Islamic Association of North Texas and past board member of Islamic Services Foundation.

MOUFFA NAHHAS

Board Member

Mouffa Nahhas has been a Dallas/Fort Worth area community leader for 20 years. He is a past president of the Council on American Islamic Relations – DFW Chapter, current director of IslamStory.com, and founder and current board member of Dar El-Salam Islamic Center in Arlington, Texas.

HATEM BAZIAN

Board Member

Dr. Hatem Bazian received his Ph.D. in Philosophy and Islamic Studies from the University of California, Berkeley. Bazian is a senior lecturer of Near Eastern and Ethnic Studies. Dr. Bazian also served as an adjunct professor of law at Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley (2002-2007).

JAMAL SULEIMAN

Board Member

Attorney Jamal Suleiman was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He received a Juris Doctor from Louisiana State University Law Center, in addition to a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems and Decision Science from Louisiana State University. Mr. Suleiman is licensed to practice in all state courts in Texas and Louisiana. Jamal has practiced law for six years and has represented and worked for a diverse array of clients ranging from large corporations to individuals during his career, which has brought him from Louisiana to Houston, Texas, and now to the Dallas/Fort Worth Area. His practice focuses on a wide variety of matters, including civil litigation, business organizational matters, real estate, general contractual issues, personal injury, medical malpractice, and immigration.

KHALIL MEEK

Board Member

Khalil Meek, Executive Director of MLFA and non-voting member of the board, is leading the struggle against anti-Muslim injustice in American courtrooms. He has traveled to hundreds of communities to inform audiences about constitutional issues impacting Muslims in America.