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Committee Structure

Finance committee

Organizational structure

Chairman: Br. Shan Saigal

Committee Members: Br. Suleyman, Br. Quamar Zaman

Mission

Financially support the various programs that SBIA has undertaken for the enlightenment and well-being of the Muslim community. 

Responsibility:

Help the treasurer in making financial decisions

Pay off Harris Way loan

Insure that the financial records are accurate and up to date

Keep track of spending and insure that it is according to the budget

Formulate innovative ideas to increase donation

Generate funds to financially support the organization 

Expectations

Devote minimum of four hours per week for SBIA’S tasks

Conduct monthly meeting with committee members

Report tasks/issues and committee meeting minutes in the monthly Board of Directors meeting

Prepare annual committee report and submit it to the President


Social Affairs/Activities Committee

Organizational structure

Chairman: Sr. Yasmin Vanya

Committee Members: Br. Faheem Rahman, Sr. Olily, Br. Athar Siddiqi

Mission

Provide leadership and vision to serve the ever changing needs of the community 

Responsibility:

Logistics – Sr Yasmin Vanya

Ramadan Activities, Daily & Community Iftar

Catering for events: Family Night etc

Youth Br. Athar Siddiqi

Attract youth to the Masjid through integrating Islamic education along with fun activities

Youth counseling and support

Promote volunteering

Women Sr. Olily

Social gathering to develop a sisterhood atmosphere

Provide a spiritually and socially reviving atmosphere for women

Provide seminars, health workshops and support groups 

Promote volunteering

Homeless lunch

Seniors – Br. Faheem

Social gathering for seniors 

Provide seminars, health workshops and support groups 

Expectations

Organize at least four events per committee annually

Devote minimum of four hours per week for SBIA’S tasks

Conduct monthly meeting with committee members

Report tasks/issues and committee meeting minutes in the monthly Board of Directors meeting

Provide a summary of event details after each event. 

Prepare annual committee report and submit it to the President


Special Events Committee

Organizational structure

Chairman: Br. Muhammad Quamar Zaman

Committee Members: Br. Adnan Rasheed, Br. Raheel Merchant, Abdul Rasheed Vohra

Mission

Provide a spiritual and festive environment for Islamic and other events

Responsibility:

Eid Al-Fitr

Eid Al-Adha

The Yearly Picnic

Annual Fundraiser

Expectations

Report tasks/issues and committee meeting minutes in the monthly Board of Directors meeting

Prepare annual event budget and submit it to the President

Prepare annual committee report and submit it to the President


Religious Affairs committee

Organizational structure

Chairman: Br. Arif Khan

Committee members: Siddiq Palla

Sub Committees

Zakat Committee: Br. Adnan Rasheed, Sr. Fatma Elashmawi 

Mission

To provide an environment where Muslims can interact freely and serve Allah (SWT) to the best of their abilities. Develop programs and provide training and educational opportunities for the Islamic community of the South Bay to allow them to gain additional insight into the principals of Islam and become more pious. 

Responsibility:

Establish a healthy relationship with other Masajid and Islamic organizations

Dealing with all religious activities for adults and youth (Converting, Mentoring, etc)

Helping the Imam in dealing with Zakat requests and its distribution if the need arises

Promotion of Islam through Dawah

Interfaith conferences and festivals

Sunday School

Expectations:

Devote minimum of four hours per week for SBIA’S tasks

Conduct monthly meeting with committee members

Report tasks/issues/upcoming events and committee meeting minutes in the monthly Board of Directors meeting

Prepare annual committee report and submit it to the President


Community Outreach Committee

Organizational structure

Chairman: Br. Muhammad Champa

Committee Members: Br. Adnan Rasheed, Br. Suleyman Yesilyurt, Imam Tahir,Sr. Fatma 

Mission

Provide a source of Islamic knowledge and a forum for discussion and analysis. Provide an atmosphere for spiritual guidance, healthy counseling and forming support groups for different age groups in the community.

Responsibility:

    Interfaith conferences and festivals

    Participate in the Outreach to the outside community 

         (Neighbors, Churches, Synagogues, Temples….etc)

   Educational seminars and halaqas

   Outreach to Elected City Officials eg: Day on the bay, Day in the park

Expectations

Devote minimum of four hours per week for SBIA’S tasks

Conduct monthly meeting with committee members

Report tasks/issues and committee meeting minutes in the monthly Board of Directors meeting

Prepare annual committee report and submit it to the President.
 


Communications & Media Committee

Organizational structure

Communications Chairman: Br. Zeya Bakhtiar 

Media Chairman: Br.Shan

Mission

Keeping the community up to date on the activities, progress and issues of the SBIA. Publishing community news and promoting and providing resources for Dawah

Responsibility:

Communication: Br. Zeya Bakhtiar, Br. Athar, Br. Mudassir

  News Letter / Website

Media Committee: Br Shan, Br. Irfan Rydhan, Br. Adnan Rasheed

  Promoting on all Social Media

   PR with City officials and other communities

   Promotion of Islam

  Addressing the media

  Encourage youth participation in Media

Expectations

Devote minimum of four hours per week for SBIA’S tasks

Conduct monthly meeting with committee members

Report tasks/issues and committee meeting minutes in the monthly Board of Directors meeting

Prepare annual committee report and submit it to the President


Special Projects Committee

Organizational structure

Chairman: Br. Shan

Committee members: Br. Adnan, Br. Suleyman, Br. Arif, Br. Quamar, Imam Tahir

Mission

To plan for the future of Downtown center, to provide leadership and vision to serve the ever-changing needs of the community 

Responsibility:

Future of the downtown Location

Handle any future needs

Expectations

Devote minimum of four hours per week for SBIA’S tasks

Conduct monthly meeting with committee members

Report tasks/issues and committee meeting minutes in the monthly Board of Directors meeting

Prepare annual committee report and submit it to the PresidentFacility Operations Committee

Organizational structure

Chairman: Br. Raheel Merchant

Committee members: Br. Adnan Rasheed

Mission

Provide a professional environment for all the SBIA services, programs and functions 

Responsibility:

•    Insure that the facilities are maintained, secured and clean

•    Downtown/Harris Way

Expectations

Devote minimum of four hours per week for SBIA’S tasks

Conduct monthly meeting with committee members

Report tasks/issues and committee meeting minutes in the monthly Board of Directors meeting

Prepare annual committee report and submit it to the President


2345 Harris Way Usage Committee

Organizational structure

Chairman: Br. Quamar Zaman

Committee members: 

Mission

Provide a professional environment for all the SBIA services, programs and functions 

Responsibility:

•    Insure that the facility is maintained, secured and clean

•    Insure that the up gradation process goes smoothly

•    Insure that the facility is used effectively and is operable as a community center

•   Take care of leasing, tenants and the overall loan payment of the center

Expectations

Devote minimum of four hours per week for SBIA’S tasks

Conduct monthly meeting with committee members

Report tasks/issues and committee meeting minutes in the monthly Board of Directors meeting

Prepare annual committee report and submit it to the President.


Committee Chair members

Finance committee Br. Shan Saigal

Social Affairs Committee Sr. Yasmin Vanya

Special Events Committee Br. Quamar Zaman

Religious Affairs Committee – Br. Arif Khan

Communications & Media Committee Br. Zeya Bakhtiar/ Br.Shan

Community Outreach Committee – Br. Kevin Champa

Special Projects Committee – Br. Shan Saigal

Facility Operations Committee- Br. Raheel Merchant

2345 Harris Way Usage Committee – Br. Quamar Zaman.

 

Prayer Times for Downtown & Masjid al-Mustafa

Today is Monday March 27th, 2017

Prayer Begins At Iqama Ends At
Fajr 6:10 AM
Dhuhr 1:30 PM
Asr 6:00 PM
Maghrib
Isha 9:00 PM
On Monday, April 3; Fajr will change to 6:00, Isha will change to 9:15.

Friday Prayers

On Friday, March 24

Masjid al-Mustafā (Harris Way) - Br. Youssef Ismail
First Adhan at 1:20 PM, Iqamah at 1:50 PM
Downtown Center - Br. Mohammad Abdul Baseer
First Adhan at 1:20 PM, Iqamah at 1:50 PM

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SBIA Downtown
325 N. 3rd St
San Jose, CA 95112
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2345 Harris Way
San Jose, CA 95131
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