Our Board Members and Team

Board members are chosen to represent the public’s interest and for their knowledge of our specific community needs.

Members of the Board of Directors guide the activities of Access California Services by volunteering their time and expertise for the betterment of the underserved communities, with a focus on Arab-Americans and Muslim-Americans, residing in Southern California.

CHAIR

Khouloud Bustami

Vice President at American Funds, Capital Group, Inc.

SECRETARY

Minzah Malik, MPH, MBA

Manager, Community Benefit Program Hoag Hospital

Abir El-Borno

Vice President, Banking Center Manager Comerica Bank

Maria Khani

Educator & Public Speaker

Ruby Aranki

Clinical Psychologist OC Health Care Agency, Children & Youth Service

Majed R. Muhtaseb, Ph.D., CFA, CAIA

Professor of Finance
California State Polytechnic University

VICE CHAIR

Abdulmageed Gorashi Abdulrahman

California Department of Conservation, California Geologic Energy Management

Omar Sharif, Esq.

Partner & Founder
Tumer & Sharif

Manal Alawneh

Vice President for Quality & Risk Management, California School of Health Sciences

Shamiq Hussain, Esq.

Associate Counsel, Inland Empire Health Plan

Sandra Fawaz

Vice President of Activation, Business Development, OpenX Technology

Administration and Operations

Nahla Kayali : Founder and Executive Director :

Nahla Kayali

Founder and Executive Director

Ameera Basmadji : Director of Funds and Research Development :

Ameera Basmadji

Director of Funds and Research Development

Suzanne Baker : Director of Operations :

Suzanne Baker

Director of Operations

Nadia Abdalla : Programs Director :

Nadia Abdalla

Programs Director

Sayed Sadat : Transportation Coordinator :

Sayed Sadat

Transportation Coordinator

Jamil Shreet : Operations & Outreach Coordinator :

Jamil Shreet

Operations & Outreach Coordinator

Mary Fox : Accountant :

Mary Fox

Accountant

Mercy McNeal : Education & Outreach Coordinator :

Mercy McNeal

Education & Outreach Coordinator

Reina Obeid : Program Coordinator :

Reina Obeid

Program Coordinator

Susan Savoia : Graphic Designer :

Susan Savoia

Graphic Designer

Jamila Zatar : Administrative Assistant | Office Manager :

Jamila Zatar

Administrative Assistant | Office Manager

Maya El Asha : Administrative Assistant :

Maya El Asha

Administrative Assistant

Sunbul Sidiqi : Book Keeper :

Sunbul Sidiqi

Book Keeper

Adnan Osta : Community Engagement Specialist :

Adnan Osta

Community Engagement Specialist

Case Managers 

Nabiha (Bida) Keloyan : Senior Case Manager :

Nabiha (Bida) Keloyan

Senior Case Manager

Shaimaa Elhamzawy : Older Adults Case Manager :

Shaimaa Elhamzawy

Older Adults Case Manager

Nada Elatat : Case Manager :

Nada Elatat

Case Manager

Elizabeth Serrano : Health Case Manager :

Elizabeth Serrano

Health Case Manager

Eman Juma : Case Manager :

Eman Juma

Case Manager

Husnia Azizi : Case Manager :

Husnia Azizi

Case Manager

Masaa Al-moukdad : RCA Supervisor :

Masaa Al-moukdad

RCA Supervisor

Uyn Joo : Career & Employment Services Coordinator :

Uyn Joo

Career & Employment Services Coordinator

Sakay Maldonado : Case Manager :

Sakay Maldonado

Case Manager

Olena Salko : Case Manager :

Olena Salko

Case Manager

Alia Alabed : Case Manager	 :

Alia Alabed

Case Manager

Eyad Semrin : Transportation Case Specialist :

Eyad Semrin

Transportation Case Specialist

Malek Shibley : ESL & Citizenship Instructor :

Malek Shibley

ESL & Citizenship Instructor

Maryna Zavgorodnia : Case Manager :

Maryna Zavgorodnia

Case Manager

Fatima Amini : Case Manager :

Fatima Amini

Case Manager

Immigration Department

Hadia Barazi : U.S. Dept. of Justice Accredited Representative :

Hadia Barazi

U.S. Dept. of Justice Accredited Representative

Lina Kayali : U.S. Dept. of Justice Accredited Representative :

Lina Kayali

U.S. Dept. of Justice Accredited Representative

Rania Humidan : U.S. Dept. of Justice Accredited Representative :

Rania Humidan

U.S. Dept. of Justice Accredited Representative

Diana Luna : U.S. Dept. of Justice Accredited Representative :

Diana Luna

U.S. Dept. of Justice Accredited Representative

Akram Abusharar, Esq. : Immigration Attorney :

Akram Abusharar, Esq.

Immigration Attorney

Counseling and Mental Health

Noor Abdelaaty : Director, Mental Health Services | Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT) :

Noor Abdelaaty

Director, Mental Health Services | Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT)

Aveen Alsaigh : Mental Health Coordinator :

Aveen Alsaigh

Mental Health Coordinator

Marwa Mandour : Associate Marriage and Family Therapist :

Marwa Mandour

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Sheikh Yassir I. Mohammed Fazaga, LMFT : Mental Health Advisor to AccessCal | Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT) :

Sheikh Yassir I. Mohammed Fazaga, LMFT

Mental Health Advisor to AccessCal | Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT)

Neley Hakimi : Associate Marriage and Family Therapist :

Neley Hakimi

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Dania Azzawi : Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee :

Dania Azzawi

Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee

Bivian Ascencio : Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee :

Bivian Ascencio

Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee

Salma Gadd : Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee :

Salma Gadd

Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee