CDRS Advisory Council Members:


Seeme Gull Khan Hasan
Avon, Colorado
Chair of The CDRS Advisory Council; CEO, Muslims For America
Dr. Hina W.Chaudhry
New York, New York
Cardiologist, scientist, entrepreneur: MD with Honors - Harvard Medical School; BS in Chemistry and BS in Biology - MIT; Director of Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine - Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Founder - VentriNova, Inc
Dr Ayesha Mian
Washington, D.C.
Specialist in Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine; Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at George Washington University
Dr. Sarah Qureshi
Washington, D.C.
Family Medicine Physician; Degrees from Mayo Clinic College of Medicine (M.D.) and Harvard School of Public Health (M.P.H, International Health); Director of Youth Programming for Project REACH
Dr. Saima Firdous
Boston, Massachusetts
Hepatologist, Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Harvard Resident Physician, Tufts University Hospital System
Marriam Issa
Houston, Texas
Founder and President of The Pakistani American Volunteers Association; Board Member, Asian Pacific American Heritage Association; Board Member, The Houston/Karachi Sister City Association
Salma Hasan Ali
Potomac, Maryland
Co-Chair and CIO (Chief Inspiration Officer) of MoverMoms; Freelance Journalist
Malika Junaid
Los Altos, California
Founder and Principal of M•Designs Architects; Board Member, Developments In Literacy (DIL)
Razia Bhatia
Oakton, Virginia
President, Friends of CDRS Washington DC Chapter
Sadaf Agha
PTI Women's Wing, Los Angeles Representative
Los Angeles, Calefornia
Sheherbano Burki
Oakton, Virginia
Board Member, The Citizens Foundation, Washington DC Chapter
Kalsoom Lakhani
Washington, D.C.
CEO and Founder, Invest2Innovate (i2i); Founder and Editor of CHUP (Changing Up Pakistan)
Dr. Parvaiz Malik
Princeton, New Jersey
Specialist in Plastic Surgery; Board Member and Past President, Islamic Medical Association of North America (IMANA); President, Federation of Islamic Medical Associations (FIMA)
Dr. Ismail Mehr
Hornell, New York
President, The Islamic Medical Association of North America (IMANA); Chair, IMANA Relief
Dr. Azhar Dalal
Miramar, Florida
Specialist in Internal Medicine and Palliative Care with Expertise in Hospitalist Medicine
Dr. Manzoor Mian
Los Angeles, California
Retired chemical engineer; Chair, CDRS Volunteer Retirees Council
Mowahid Hussain Shah
Washington, DC
Attorney-at-Law, Author; Member of the U.S. Supreme Court Bar, and the Lahore High Court Bar; Former Minister in the Punjab Cabinet in Lahore; Former Special Assistant to the Chief Minister of Punjab and Advisor to the Prime Minister of Pakistan
Shafiq Saddiqui
New York, New York
Pioneer of Pakistani American Electronic Media; Worldwide Manager of Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
Anwar Iqbal
Washington, DC
Washington Correspondent, Dawn News
Junaid Qurashi
Los Altos, California
Chief Executive Officer of SSJD, an Al-Abbas Group company; Board Member, Hum TV Foundation
Faraz Sattar
San Ramon, California
CEO and Managing Partner, Accretive Wealth Management
Aakif Ahmed
Washington, D.C.
Co-Founder and Vice President, Convergence; Member, Leadership Team of the U.S.-Muslim Engagement Initiative
Kosar Kazmi
Oradell, New Jersey
Owner and CEO, Garden State Cardio-Pulmonary Diagnostics Inc.
James Kushner
New York, New York
CDRS International Disaster Relief Team Coordinator; Founder and Past President, Inwood Rotary Club; Past President, Rotary Club of Upper Manhattan, French Interpreter and Field Services Operator, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary
Pervaiz Lodhi
Los Angeles, California
President and CEO, LEDtronics; Founder, “Pehli Kiran” (First Ray of Light); One of the Founding Directors of the National Commission for Human Development (NCHD)
Waleed Mehmood
Washington, D.C.
General Manager, Emdo Entertainment
Judy Sandick
MD, MPH, Maine
Hospitalist, Miles Hospital
TJ Shea
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Director of Outreach and Social Media, CDRS US; Bachelor's Degree in Political Science, St. Mary's College of Maryland


Dr. Saima Naz
London, Ontario General Physician; Member, PTI Women's Wing
Mian Khalid Jan Calgary
Albert District Program Manager, Sarhad Rural Support Program


Yasmin Salim
London, United Kingdom
Chair, Medical Aid For Pakistan
Dr. Abdul Hafeez
Manchester, United Kingdom
General Practitioner; Founder, The Association of Pakistani Physicians and Surgeons of the United Kigdom (APPSUK); Clinical Lead, Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) at NHS; Panel member of The British Minority Ethnic (BME) Doctors Forum of the General Medical Council; Clinical Tutor of the University of Manchester; National Advisor to the Virtual Hospital Project
Dr. Mohammed Iqbal
Manchester, United Kingdom
Hearing Specialist; Chair of The Association of Pakistani Physicians & Surgeons of The UK (APPSUK)
Anwar Akhtar
London, United Kingdom
Director, The Samosa
Mohammed Abassi
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Co-Director, Association of British Muslims


Sanam Marvi
Lahore, Pakistan
Internationally Renowned Sufi Singer
Saghir Aslam
Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Founder and Chair, Saba Trust Home for Orphans
Taher Khan
Karachi, Pakistan
CEO and Founder, The Interflow Group, TV 1 / News One
Arieb Azhar
Islamabad, Pakistan
Internationally Renowned Sufi Singer and Peace Activist
Col. Wasif Bokhari (Ret.)
Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Board Member, Rashidabad (Rahid Memorial Welfare Foundation)
Dr. Javed Akram
Lahore, Pakistan
CEO and President, Akram Medical Complex
Shahmir Shunaid
Karachi, Pakistan
Board Member, Hum TV Foundation
Brigadier Azam Effendi (Ret.)
Swat, Pakistan
Founder, Global Disaster Relief Organization
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
Lahore, Pakistan
Internationally recognized as the greatest living South Asian singer; Nephew of The Great Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
Hasan Saleem
Lahore, Pakistan

CDRS Pro Bono Professional Legal Counsel

Farah Bhatti
Los Angeles, California
Attorney at Law
M. Yousef Mian
New York, New York
Attorney at Law

CDRS YOUTH Special Ambassadors

Mian Mansoor Mehmood
Lahore, Pakistan
Student, London School of Economics; President, International Affairs Society, University of London; Senior Vice President, Forest Bank Foundation