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.

Robert G. Abboud-President and CEO of RGA Labs, Inc. B.S./M.S  Nuclear Engineering from Purdue and Northwestern. Served on various governmental energy based commissions. Past Village President of Barrington Hills; Past Democratic nominee for United States House of Representatives.

Rush Darwish – Media Director of AMVOTE. CEO Rush Media Productions, President of the Arab American Business & Professional Association (ABPA), Radio Talk Show Host, Founder  of The Refugee Life Foundation.

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.

Zubair Khan- Executive Board Member. Partner at Trivedi & Khan, LLP

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.

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