•  Voter Education

AMVOTE researches candidates on the issues of jobs, business, civil rights and human rights. AMVOTE makes accurate determinations by communicating with the candidate, searching public records and canvassing local communities.

•  Voter Empowerment

AMVOTE informs voters of candidate ratings by sending direct mailings to 38,000 registered voters, contacting 12,000 voters by phone and distributing information to 120 community centers and the local media.

•  Voter Registration

AMVOTE researches public information to identify unregistered voters. AMVOTE also conducts voter registration drives with local community organizations and offers online voter registration services.

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• Prof. John Breen, Esq.

J.D. Degree from Harvard Law School, Professor of Law Loyola University, Treasurer of Arab-American Bar Assn of Illinois

Dr. Shafic Budron, Ph.D.

CEO, Allied Group, President of the Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee of Chicago (ADC).

Jamil Bou-Saab

Principal/Founder, Terra Engineering, Ltd (Chicago, Oak Park, Peoria & Carbondale), Vice President, Arab American Business & Professional Assn., Arab American Assn. of Engineers and Architects, American Society of Civil Engineers, Committee of National Traffic & Transportation Conference.

Dr. Anton Fakhouri

M.D. President of the Arab-American Medical Association of Illinois.

Gabriel Fakhouri

Executive Director of AMVOTE

Abder Ghouleh

Chairman of the Voter Empowerment Committee of AMVOTE. Past President and Chairman of the Board of the Arab-American Association of Engineers and Architects, Past President of the Lifta Charitable Assn.

Hon. William J. Haddad

Founding President of the Arab-American Bar Assn. of Illinois, former prosecutor, author, lecturer, adjunct professor of law, and judge.

Emil D. Haddad, Jr.

President of Central Newspaper Representative and Publishers, Arab-American Business & Professional Assn., St. Jude Children Research Hospital Public Relations Committee, Our Lady of Lebanon Board.

Dr. Ahmad Hammad , Ph.D. PE SE.

Past President of the Arab American Association of Engineers and Architects

Sana'a Hussein, Esq.

Cohen & Hussein, Vice President of the Arab-American Bar Assn. of Illinois, board member of the Arab Business & Professional Assn. of Illinois, St. Jude Children Research Hospital Four Stars Committee, Chicago Sister Cities International Program, USAID consultant on legal education in Palestine.

Prof. Ghaffar Kazkaz Ph.D.

Physics and Electrical Engineering, Educator, Arab-American Engineers & Architects, ADC, and Secretary of AMVOTE.

Dr. Mohayya Khilfeh, M.D.

Past President and current board member of the Arab-American Medical Association of Illinois.

Mohammad Maali

C.P.A., Partner, Founder, Michigan Fund for Peace and Economic Development.

Dr. Bilal Masri

Founding President of the Arab-American Assn. of Engineers & Architects.

Suleiman Mohammad

Vice President of Bridgeview Banking Group, board member of the Aqsa School, the Arab-American Family Services and the Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee.

Naim Monsour

Secretary, Arab-American Religious Leaders of Chicagoland

Anthony Nasharr, Esq.

Partner, Foran, Nasharr & O'Toole, selected “Top Lawyer” in Illinois Banking & Business Law, 2005, Arab-American Bar Assn. of Illinois.

Talat Othman

Founder and President of the Arab-American Business and Professional Assn., Immediate Past President of ALSAC, the fundraising and governing arm of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TE.

Ramy Saif

Managing Partner, Pyramid Development LLC.

Rouhy Shalabi, Esq.

Chairman of the Voter Education Committee of AMVOTE. Past President and Chairman of the Board of the Arab-American Bar Assn of Illinois, Commissioner of the Chicago Park District, Member of the Human Relations Commission of Chicago, USAID consultant on legal education in Palestine.

Edward Shishem, Esq.

Treasurer of AMVOTE. Partner, Shishem & Bailey, President of the Arab-American Bar Association of Illinois and founding board member.

Dr. Emil Totonchi, M.D.

Past President of the National Arab-American Medical Association. Named one of the 'top doctors in Chicago' by Chicago Magazine, 2004.

Akram Zanayed

Attorney and C.P.A., Zanayed & Assoc., Past Chairman of the Board of United Trust Bank of Bridgeview and Founding Treasurer of the Arab-American Bar Assn. of Illinois.