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4/11/17 – Welcome Gregory Abdullah Mitchell, new CIOGC Executive Director

CIOGC is pleased to announce Gregory Abdullah Mitchell as its new Executive Director. Mitchell is a licensed attorney in the State of Illinois, chairperson for Leadership Development Institute and a board member of Masjid Al-Taqwa of Chicago, American Islamic College, and the Southland Ministerial Health Network. He has also served as board member and secretary of the Association for Quranic Understanding (with Dr. Irfan Ahmad Khan) and as board member and secretary of Universal School.

Having served on the boards of and provided legal assistance to many Muslim organizations over the past 25 years, Brother Mitchell brings a wealth of knowledge and experience concerning not for profit organizations to CIOGC.

“Alhamdullilah, I am pleased to inform you that the CIOGC House of Representative appointed Br. Abdullah Mitchell as the CIOGC Executive Director yesterday upon recommendation of the Board. Br. Mitchell is known to most of you. He worked with various Muslim communities in the Chicago area. He earned his Juris Doctor degree after a B.S. degree in Finance and practiced as an attorney for many years.” said Dr. Bassam Osman, CIOGC Chair. “The CIOGC Board is confident that Br. Mitchell will be an immense value to CIOGC. Please join me in welcoming Br. AbdUllah Mitchell. Jazakum Allah Khair.”

You can send your welcome message to Br. Mitchell at abdullah@ciogc.org.