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Board Members

Executive Committee

Rehan S. Alvi


Rehan S. Alvi currently serves as President of the Board.

Rehan has been a member of MCF since 2018 and is thrilled to be a part of this very special community. Prior to serving as President, Rehan served as the Facilities Secretary for two years. In addition to serving on MCF’s Board, he also serves as the Chartered Representative for MCF’s Scouts BSA Pack 786, volunteers as a Webelos Den Leader, and serves on the board of the Shifa Health Center.

During his tenure on the board, Rehan looks forward to bringing a fresh infusion of energy and ideas to all MCF programs and helping lay the foundation for MCF’s future expansion.

In his free time, Rehan enjoys hiking, sailing, camping, tinkering with technology and spending time with his family and friends.

Ashraf Abdelwly

General Secretary

Ashraf Abdelwly has been a part of the MCF community since March 2022, when he and his family relocated from Phoenix, Arizona. Ashraf has served in various capacities within several Muslim organizations in Arizona for the past seven years.

He holds an undergraduate degree in Business Administration and Hospitality Management, as well as a master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA). Additionally, Ashraf is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

Ashraf currently works on the business side of a tech company headquartered in Sacramento, where he leads a team responsible for the company’s global Real Estate and Location Strategy, Design and Construction, Facilities Operations, Environmental Health and Safety, and Corporate Security.

Ashraf looks forward to his role as General Secretary, aiming to support MCF’s expansion and lay the foundation for its growth over the next two decades.

Sheik Sulthan


Coming Soon…

Ayman Abouelwafa

Facilities Secretary

After living in various cities in Canada and Colorado state, Ayman Abouelwafa chose Folsom as his home in 2006. Ayman comes from a religious family in Egypt and graduated with an engineering degree. He also served as a military officer before relocating to Canada in the mid-90s. Ayman is blessed with two children, both of whom are now pursuing their education and career paths.

Currently, Ayman holds an executive position in the Storage division of Hewlett Packard Enterprise. In his role, he leads large worldwide engineering teams, overseeing the commercialization of technologies and managing strategic research with a focus on multi-billion-dollar annual revenue. He holds master’s degrees in electrical engineering, computer engineering, and an MBA.

Ayman has been dedicated to volunteering with various organizations since his teenage years. Serving Islam and Muslim communities in the West is a noble and essential endeavor for him, viewed as a privilege granted by Allah (swt) to those chosen. He would be deeply honored to be given the opportunity to serve the community to the best of his ability, with the goal of supporting the children, the broader community, and the faith.

Farris Elghassein

Youth Secretary

Farris Elghassein has grown up in the Sacramento area and serves on MCF’s Board as the Youth Secretary. A recent graduate of Sacramento State, he works for Caltrans as a Civil Engineer and in his free time enjoys playing sports, especially soccer, and having a good time with friends. He is always open to having a conversation regarding the youth programs at MCF or in the Sacramento area at large.

Nahid Shaik

Social Secretary

Coming Soon…

Mohsin Abdul

Outreach Secretary

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Women’s Committee

Rubina Alvi

Women’s Affairs

Rubina Alvi serves on the MCF Women’s Committee and has been a member of MCF since 2018. Originally from Southern California, Rubina moved to El Dorado Hills a few years ago and fell in love with life in Northern California.

She loves how MCF has over 400 families but is still able to maintain that tight-knit community and small-masjid feeling.

Through MCF, Rubina has been active in community outreach, organizing children’s events, iftar planning, sisters’ get-togethers, refugee relief efforts, and enjoys working with her fellow Women’s Committee and Executive Committee members to better serve the community.

Rubina has also been active in the MCF’s Cub Scout Pack 786. She serves as a den leader for the Webelos and Arrow of Light scouts. She enjoys nurturing the children’s love of the outdoors and bringing new and exciting experiences to all scouts but especially making sure girls always have the same opportunities as boys.

In her free time, Rubina enjoys reading, learning to sew, and spending time with her family and their two cats.

Aisha Aslam

Women’s Affairs

Aisha Aslam brings more than 15 years of dedicated community service experience in both Islamic and secular institutions. Since 2012, she has been an integral member of MCF, fostering meaningful connections within the Folsom community. Her contributions span a wide range of roles, from organizing children’s programs to establishing vital outreach contacts and maintaining the Masjid’s cleanliness.

In her professional journey, Aisha is a University of Washington graduate, earning accolades such as being awarded the deans list. With over 5 years of expertise as the Director of Human Resources in the nursing home industry, she possesses invaluable leadership and management skills. Currently, Aisha is actively pursuing her aspiration to serve the state of California.

Beyond her professional achievements, Aisha finds joy in her family life as a devoted wife and a proud mother of three daughters: Anaya Aslam, Alisha Aslam, and Aria Aslam. Her passion for community welfare and commitment to excellence make her an ideal candidate for the board member position.

Mahbuba Dina Khan

Women’s Affairs

Mahbuba Dina Khan has resided in Folsom for more than 12 years, along with her husband and three children. All her children attend Folsom Educational Academy (FEA), and she has consistently played an active role in both MCF and FEA, dedicating her time to volunteer in various capacities.

She feels truly blessed to be a part of such a vibrant Muslim community and honored to serve as a Women’s Committee board member. She is committed to doing her utmost to facilitate MCF’s ongoing programs and contribute to their future development.

Board of Trustees

Zaid Akhter

Chairman of the Board

Coming Soon…

Amjad Khan

Trust Secretary

Amjad has been a resident of Folsom for the past 25 years since 1997. He is one of the trustees of the Muslim Community of Folsom and has served as Trust Secretary since 2017. Amjad also served on the MCF board for two terms as General Secretary in 2011 and 2015. For the past 10 years, Amjad has also taught at MCF’s Sunday School. By profession, Amjad works at Intel Corp, Folsom CA, as the Analog Design Director in the IP group that designs chips for next-generation Intel Laptops/desktops and servers. He holds a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Arizona State University and has authored multiple US patents.

Alhamdulillah, Amjad is happily married with 3 children, with his eldest in college. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

Sirajul Chowdhury


Coming Soon…

Samir Alaswad


Samir Alaswad has served as a Trustee on MCF’s Board for the past five years but has been involved in MCF for much longer than that. He has watched the community grow from a small collection of a few families to the thriving and diverse group that it is today. Samir has been a practicing dentist for over 20 years and has lived in Folsom since 2004. He is married with four children and loves outdoor activities, especially fishing.

Hafeez Mohammad


Hafeez A Mohammad has resided in Folsom since 1998 and has served the Muslim Community of Folsom as President since 2019 and previously as Treasurer from 2011 to 2014. Hafeez has been actively involved in various non-profit organizations including CAIR-SVCC, the Sakina Women’s Shelter program as well as various masajid and Islamic schools in the Sacramento area. He plans to continue his work at these organizations and continuously strives to plan, create, and implement new initiatives.

Alhamdulillah, Hafeez is happily married and blessed with five wonderful daughters. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, traveling, and hiking.

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