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 – May 2016 (held on May 27)
Chaired by: Br. Moin Asjad
Attendees are:
Br. Moin Asjad
Br. Moududur Rahman – on Phone
Br. Muhammad Azim
Br. Shafiq Islam
Sr. Rubab Huq
Br. Iftikhar Uddin Chisti
Hafizur Rahman
Br. Abul B. Patuar
Standing Committee Members:
Attendance required for quorum: Nine
Attending number of members: Eight
Following Agenda items were discussed and decisions is pending till next month meeting:
  1. Activity over next four months:
    1. Basketball hoops installation - In process
    2. Soccer goal post (miniature version) - Quote for the post is required, Br. Moin to get quote.
    3. Play Structure for kids – Br. Iftekhar & Br. Bashar to get separate quotes
    4. Iftar Program
      1. Signup sheet for volunteers at iftar program
      2. BBQ for kids
      3. Iftar& Dinner together ? (Discussion with Shiekh Munawar regarding salah time)
  2. Guideline for posting on Notice Board
    1. Only AMDA matters should be posted
    2. All others on table in lobby, needs approval from Board before placement, follow previously approved Printed Matter Policy
  3. Multi-purpose room usage guideline and policy – Following amount will be requested as minimum donation to support AMDA activity and to cleanup the masjid
    1. $100 only for religious programs (50 people max)
    2. $300 for large events (more than 50 people)
  4. Meeting Minutes approval – Next meeting
  5. Events at AMDA – Excel sheet on website, all board members should have access to update the list
  6. Status on Sheikh Essam travel and accommodation – Ticket has be purchase, will reach DTW on 6/2/2016 return on 7/7/2016.  Accommodation in La-Quinta Inn till June 25th. Last 10 days at Masjid for itekaf per request from the Sheikh
  7. Financial Report - Presented by Br. Shafiq Islam
  8. Expense Report - Presented by Br. Moududur Rahman
  9. Tax Return Status – Br, Moudud to provide information to Br. Ferdous.  Br. Ferdous to contact Hashmukh Patel CPA for filling.  Extension has been filed by Hashmukh Patel CPA.
  10. Fundraising speaker followup – Br. Azim and Br. Rahat is pursuing. Update at next meeting
  11. Fundraising during Ramadan
    1. Helping Hand USA – July 2, 2016
    2. DEF – Date TBD
    3. CAIR – Date TBD
    4. Darul Ulum Madrashah – Date TBD
  12. Ramadan Timetable – Approved, to be sent to printer by Br. Moin.
  13. Walkin/Round Table item – June Monthly Family Event – AMDA Academy Senior Students will conduct the event
Meeting adjourned at 4:30pm