And whatsoever He has created for you on this earth of varying colors [and qualities from vegetation and fruits, etc. (botanical life) and from animal (zoological life)]. Verily! In this is a sign for people who remember. The Holy Quran 16:13

Joint Meeting - February 2016 (held on February 6)

Chaired by: Br. Hafiz Rahman

Attendees are:

Trustees:
Br. Moin Asjad
Br. Moududur Rahman
Br. Muhammad Azim
Br. Ferdous Ghazi
Br. Shafiq Islam
Sr. Rubab Huq

Representatives:
Br. Iftikhar Uddin Chisti
Br. Hafizur Rahman
Br. Abul B. Patuar
Br. Jami Ahmed Khan
Br. Zeeshan Rizwan
Br. Ekram Khan

Standing Committee Members:
Br. Mohammed Hosson

Attendance required for quorum: Nine
Attending number of members: Thirteen

Following Agenda items were discussed and decisions were taken by the board:

1. Introduction of new Advisors
a. Br. Amin Varis
b. Br. Shahgir Ahmed
c. Br. Abul Masrur
- Br. Azim explained the different level of representatives included in the AMDA Board with brief description of responsibilities.

2. Approval of the meeting minutes for the month of Jan 2016 – to be approved in the next monthly meeting (Mar 2016).

3. Financial Report: Presented by Br. Shafiq Islam

4. Expense Report: Presented by Br. Moududur Rahman

5. Tax Filing: Filing activities in progress – reported by Br. Moin Asjad

6. Masjid Open-Close on Jum’ah Day: Br. Hafiz reported that the Imam agreed to take the responsibility to open on Jum’a day. He can’t make it on the day he has Khutba in other Masjid, specifically in IONA. That day is tentatively 3rd Jum’ah. But he will arrange with some one to open the Masjid.
- Opening time on Jum’ah day: 15 minutes before the Adhan.
- Closing to be done by AMDA Board member who will attend the 2nd Jum’ah.

7. Masjid Access Key Distribution: Key distribution done – reported by Br. Moin.

8. Ramaan Taraweeh:
- Hafez Selection. Hafez from Egypt – Approved by Yes vote 8 (majority)

9. MYAMDA Youth Conference: Hold another meeting on Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 from 4:00 to 6:00 PM.

10. Flint Water Crisis: AMDA will support the initiative being taken by AMDA Academy Students also by some AMDA members.

11. Semi Annual Fundraising:
- Main Speaker: Imam El Bashir
- Further details will be finalized on separate meeting to be held on Feb 13, 2016, 4:00 to 6:00 PM.

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