Executive Committee


Hon. William J. Haddad, Esq., J.D. – Chairman
Founding President of the Arab-American Bar Assn. of Illinois, Founding President of the Suburban Bar Coalition of Cook County (when President of West Suburban Bar), Past President of United States Mutual Association; former felony Prosecutor in Cook County and civil litigator for 40 years; author, lecturer, adjunct professor of law, and Judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois from 2003 to 2014 in the Civil Jury Law Division.

Executive Committee

Salman Aftab-Pres. A-Z Medical Services Corp. Chief Editor Afghan News Network. Chair Muslim Advisory Council of Cook County Sheriff. Past Advisory Council member of  CPD Superintendent;  Director Governmental Affairs of American Muslim Task Force on Civil rights and Elections.

Rush Darwish – Media Director of AMVOTE. CEO Rush Media Productions, Radio Talk Show Host, Founder  of Team Palestine for PCRF.

Marvet M. Sweis Drnovsek, Esq. J.D.- Youth Outreach Director of AMVOTE. Corresponding Secretary of the Arab-American Bar Assn. of Illinois, Named to the Law Bulletin Publishing Company’s 2015 list of “Top 40 Attorneys Under 40” in Illinois, Selected by Super Lawyers Magazine as a 2014, 2015, and 2016 “Illinois Rising Star”.

Abder Ghouleh, PE-Past President and Chairman of the Board of the Arab-American Association of Engineers and Architects, Past President of the Lifta Charitable Assn.

Billy Haido – Executive Committee-In 2016 Billy founded Vote Assyrian (Vote Assyrian) an organization that helps engage and educate the Assyrian Voters. Vote Assyrian has registered 5000 new voters in less than 2 years ago. Recently Vote Assyrian was actively involved in a successful campaign to elect the first Assyrian Women to a trustee position in Illinois.

Sana’a Hussein, Esq. J.D.-Past-President of  Arab-American Bar Assn. of Illinois, 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.

Hon. Rouhy Shalabi, Esq. J.D.-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.

Talat Othman-  Executive Committee. President and founder of the Arab-American Business & Professional Association, Mr. Othman has served on the Advisory Board of AMVOTE PAC since its inception.