Board of Directors
Murtada Elkhalifa is Vice President for Business Solutions at SGM InfoTech, an IT management solutions company. He currently provides IT management consulting services to the US Department of Agriculture. He also serves as Director of Programs at the International Interfaith Peace Corps (IIPC). Murtada has served as Vice President of the All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS) 1994-1996 and as a member of ADAMS’ Board of Trustees 2013-2014. ADAMS is one of the largest Islamic centers in the US with 11 branches serving over 6,000 families in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Murtada supports a number of local and national social service non-profits to help realize his vision of a single human family living in dignity and reaching its full potential to do good. He holds Project Management Professional (PMP) and IT Service Management Expert (ITIL Expert) certifications. In his spare time, he enjoys watching Science TV channel and TED Talks, Murtada joined FAITH Board of Directors in 2011.
Margaret Farchtchi, has had an outstanding career as an accountant, she brings over 40 years of experience with individual and small business tax and financial reporting. Margaret graduated from Northeast Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Science with a major in Accounting and a minor in Biology in 1974. She also became a CPA in 1977 and maintained that designation for over 25 years. As the treasurer for FAITH, Margaret brings in her expertise in the area of non-profit accounting as well as her drive for helping people that are in difficult positions in their lives. Margaret believes in assisting people with dignity and respect and has been part of the FAITH family for over ten years.
Ambreen Ahmed, has been an activist in the community for more than 25 years. She has been an advocate for domestic violence victims and has established direct services for DV victims and survivors in Northern Virginia. Ms. Ahmed is the project director for a FAITH research project and publication called “What Islam says about Domestic Violence: A guide for helping Muslim Families.” Ms. Ahmed has established “Based Services to Meet the Needs of Muslim Survivors of Domestic and Intimate Partner Violence”. Ms. Ahmed is serving on multiple teams in Fairfax County representing FAITH in the multicultural community. She is a member of the Fairfax County Fatality review team, Domestic Violence Policy and Prevention Coordinating Council and Fairfax County Faith Communities in Action DV task force.
Self-Sufficiency Program Coordinator
Emergency Assistance Coordinator
Food Pantry Coordinator
Thrift Store Manager
Safe and Peaceful Families Victims Advocate
Children’s Program Coordinator