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Leadership

COPTIC SOLIDARITY FOUNDERS (2009)

A. GUINDY – H. GUIRGUIS – M. KHALIL

 

COPTIC SOLIDARITY LEADERSHIP

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

  • President: George GURGUIS, MD. – Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (TX)
  • Vice-President: JD Caroline DOSS, Esq. – Law Offices of Doss & Associates, Immigration attorney (NJ)
  • Vice-President: Adel LABIB, B.Sc. – Telecom Executive (Switzerland)
  • Secretary: Michael RIZK, PharmD, MBA – Corporate Account Manager, CSL Behring (TX)
  • Treasurer: Atef JACOUB, B.Sc. – Technical Support Dep. IRS. (VA)

Members

  • Magdi KHALIL, B.A. – Author and Director of Middle East Freedom Forum. (VA)
  • Maher RIZKALLA, PharmD. – Pharmacy owner. (Canada)
  • Jacob SAMAAN, PhD. – Retired University Professor of Mathematics (MD)
  • Mark EID, M.D. – Virginia Dermatology and Skin Surgery Center. (VA)
  • Sobhy GREIS, B.A. – Enterprise Manager. (France)
  • Girgis GIRGIS, B.Sc. – Telecommunications Eng. (VA.)

Past Presidents

  • Adel GUINDY (2010-15): Retired Energy Technology Executive. (France)
  • Alex SHALABY (2015-16): Retired Telecom Executive. (VA)

 

ADVISORY COUNCIL

Honorary Chairman

  • Hon.Lord David ALTON – Professor, Independent Crossbench Life Peer, House of Lords; (United Kingdom)

Members

  • Baroness Caroline COX – Member House of Lords (United Kingdom)
  • Sami EBRAHIM, Business owner (TX)
  • Halim MEAWAD, B.A. – Retired Foreign Service Officer (MD)
  • Kamal IBRAHIM, M.D. – Former Chief of Pediatric and Scoliosis Surgery, Department of Orthopedics, Loyal University (IL)
  • Fawzy ESTEPHANOS, M.D. – Former Chief of Dep., Cleveland Clinic (OH)
  • Mahfouz GEREIS, D.D.S. – Owner Panorama Clinic (CA)
  • Issam ESKANDER, PhD. – Ret. University Philosophy Prof., Author, Analyst. (MD)
  • Sameh A. LABIB, M.D. – Physician and Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Emory Sports Medicine Center (GA)
  • Fatin GUIRGUIS, PhD. – Professor of English, Polk State College (CA)
  • Samir KAMAL, PhD. – CEO Ascendiente (CA)

Staff

Ms. Lindsay GRIFFIN (Vessey), M.A. (Political Science) – Director of Development & Advocacy (since 2013; previously Advocacy Director for Open Doors USA).