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ELECTION

ELECTION 2018


Election date is confirmed for Sunday, December 2nd, 2018

The election will be for the following vacant positions:

Board of Trustees (BOT): Two positions

All of the new elected EC and Board members will take their responsibility effective January 1, 2019.

Nomination Eligibility: The nominating person must be an IFN voting member

Board of Trustees Candidates for December 2018 Election: 

Election Schedule: 

Event

Date

Time
Nomination Deadline Sunday, Oct. 7th, 2018 11:59 p.m.
Candidates Q&A Session  Sunday, Nov. 4th, 2018 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Electronic Ballots Emailed Sunday, Nov. 11th, 2018
Email Ballots Closed Sunday, Dec. 2nd, 2018 1:00 p.m.
Election Voting in Person Sunday, Dec. 2nd, 2018 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Publish Election ResultsSunday, Dec. 2nd, 2018  Evening

IFN Election Code of Conduct:

  1. Candidates/IFN members shall refrain from engaging in any activity which discredits the IFN community or any of its members.
  2. Candidates/IFN members shall acknowledge and respect the cultural similarities and differences among all IFN members.
  3. Candidates shall adhere to a policy of honesty and integrity in accordance with generally accepted principles of professional conduct.
  4. No negativity about other candidates –encourage people to speak positively and do not encourage negative comments about the candidates.
  5. Elected officers running for re-election should not use their authority, masjid platform, or membership to get undue advantage.
  6. Make sure that promises being made to the community are realistic and can be delivered.
  7. Members shall abide by the IFN Bylaws.

Eligibility to Vote:

Any member who:

  1. Is over the age of 18
  2. Has been in good standing for one (1) year, and
  3. Has met all membership dues requirements no later than the 31st of March of the given election year.

shall be eligible to vote by one of the means provided by the Election Committee.

A list of such eligible members will be posted on the IFN notice boards and members are strongly encouraged to verify their eligibility on this list. If for any reason a member feels that they have been excluded or included in error, then they are directed to the IFN’s membership committee representative, Mr. AamirAhmed.

A MEMBER’S NAME (OR THAT OF THEIR APPLICABLE FAMILY MEMBER IN THE CASE OF FAMILY MEMBERSHIP) MUST BE ON THIS LIST TO BE ELIGIBLE TO VOTE

The Election Committee is an AD-HOC Committee under the Board of Trustees which is established a 30-40 days before any necessary elections and dissolved 10 days after announcing the results.  The committee chair is selected by the current BOT General Secretary. The members are selected by the Chair and/or under the guidance of the BOT.

The Election Committee begins by establishing the timeline of the full election process. The major activities executed by this committee include but are not limited to:
• Evaluate Nominations - Insure the candidate meet the requirements of the position as  
   dictated by the by-laws
• Set up and Conduct the Candidate(s) Forum
• Establish/Verify the list of eligible voters with the help of the Membership Committee
• Establish Electronic Ballots sent out 5 days in advance of the live election
• Conduct the live election/ballots
• Verify the ballots of eligibility to eliminate double votes
• Announce the Results


ELECTION RESULTS (OCT. 2017) 

Board of Trustee

Total Votes (In Person + Email)

Result
Haris Jamil 170 (50+120) Elected
Mamadou Diallo 156 (27+129) Elected
Mujtaba Khan 75 (22+53)
Oghay Kherzai 142 (28+114)
Parvez Patel

139 (34+105)



President

Total Votes (In Person + Email)

Result
Jaseem Anwar

 193 (46+147)

 Elected
Vaseem Iftekhar

 147 (36+111)

 
 

Vice President

Total Votes (In Person + Email)

Result
Masood Ali Khan

 207 (47+160)

 Elected
Syed Talha Yusuf  131 (33+98)  
 

Secretary

Total Votes (In Person + Email)

Result
Shazma Butt Bushnaq

 201 (54+147)

 Elected
Loubna Kiliouine

 136 (25+111)

 
 

Treasurer

Total Votes (Approve/Disapprove)

Result
Arif Khairuddin

 272 / 65

 Elected
 

Social Director

Total Votes (Approve/Disapprove)

Result
Syed Numan

 312/21

 Elected

ELECTION RESULTS (DEC. 2016) 

Board of Trustee

Total Votes (In Person + Email)

Result
Fozia Abbasi 79 (24+55)
Haris Jamil 95 (35+60)
Fathi Judah 37 (14+23)
Nisar Syed  97 (31+66) Elected
Syed Shahabuddin

97 (32+65)

Elected
Nazer Uddin  22 (09+13)  

ELECTION RESULTS (DEC. 2015)

Board of Trustee

Total Votes (In Person + Email)

Result
Rizwan Shaikh 150 (96+54)  Elected
Masood Ahmed 128 (70+58)   Elected
Nisar Syed         119 (63+56)           
Ashraf Youssef                  95 (50+45)           
Parvez Patel

  73 (53+20) 

 

President

Total Votes (In Person + Email)

Result
Vaseem Iftekhar

 154 (85+69)

 Elected
Jaseem Anwer

 139 (87+52)

 

 

Vice President

Total Votes (In Person + Email)

Result
Masood Ali Khan

 255 (153+102)

 Elected

 

Secretary

Total Votes (In Person + Email)

Result
Syed Talha Yusuf

 148 (89+59)

 Elected
Naseema Patel

 136 (78+58)

 

 

Treasurer

Total Votes (In Person + Email)

Result
Arif Khairuddin

 248 (146+102)

 Elected

 

Social Director

Total Votes (In Person + Email)

Result
Yusuf Mohammed

 257 (154+103)

 Elected

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