ACT’s Governing Board and Advisory Board are comprised of working professionals who represent diversity in terms of perspective, age, ethnicity, and gender.
The Governing Board is responsible for ACT’s long-term sustainability and for raising resources needed for the organization’s activities, operations, and actions. The Governing Board is actively involved in providing leadership and guidance regarding the organization’s initiatives.
The Advisory Board assists the Governing Board with long-term strategic priorities and raising funds for new initiatives.
All ACT Board members have committed to upholding the organization’s vision and organization and work collectively to fulfill its mission with integrity, honesty, and personal responsibility.
Sami Ahmad – CFO, Trecora Resources
“ACT pursues a nondenominational approach to service to all those in need.”
Arshad Matin – CEO Paradigm – a global oil and gas company
“ACT is a vital institution for building bridges between groups, and advocating compassion and tolerance.”
Muhammad Hasan – VP, JP Morgan
“ACT helps build bridges and promotes understanding.”
Abid Yousuf – Terra Firma Logistics
“ACT promotes cooperation and collaboration across religious, ethnic and racial boundaries.”
Tarannum Sherwani MD – Texas Children’s Pediatric Associates
“ACT promotes empathy and interaction among all individuals of all heritage.”
Zahra Jamal PhD – Associate Director, Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance, Rice University
“ACT promotes pluralism and engaged understanding though education and service to all.”
M. Afzal Janjua – SoftEngines
“ACT fosters humane values through service of humanity.”
Neelofer Durrani MD – Memorial Ob/Gyn, P.A.
“ACT promotes compassion and tolerance to achieve better understanding among communities of faith.”
Taha Faruqui – Finance Manager, BP
“ACT strives to foster understanding of common human values across religious divides.”
Ahmad Durrani PhD – Professor Emeritus, Rice University
“ACT connects people based on our shared humanity and respect for all.”
Neelofur Ahmad MD – Associate Prof. of Radiation Oncology, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
“ACT fosters community service and positive, mutually beneficial interaction between Muslims and non-Muslims of all backgrounds.”
Nameer Siddiqui – Goldman Sachs
ACT bridges vital community resilience resources to vulnerable populations, like refugees, and new Americans.