Our Board

Fozia Ahmed
President
Fozia Ahmed graduated from Karachi University with a degree in Microbiology.  She holds a real estate license from Madison, Wisconsin. She has over twenty five years of Administration and social work experience as a volunteer running educational programs as well as various other events and activities. Her passion for non-profits and helping others inspired her to found MCHC in 2004.  Fozia knows that giving of oneself by contributing to helping and serving others is the key to success in life.  Her favorite quote that inspires her is “At this very moment, there are people only you can reach…and differences only you can make.” – Mike Dooley
Dr. Mohammad Fareed
Vice President
Dr. Fareed earned his degree in medicine from Khyber Medical College, Pakistan, in 1980, and completed his residency at Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Trust in the United Kingdom. He also received specialized training in diabetes and cardiology. Dr. Fareed is board certified and a fellow of the American College of Physicians. To achieve this goal he has been volunteering since 1997 as a teacher for the Senior Medical students of the MCW at his office and working at various free clinics in the area ( Isaac Cogg's, GMFC and MCHC) providing care to the uninsured and the needy as he believes in access to healthcare being a right of every human being rather than a privilege. He is inspired by Helen Keller’s quote, "Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others.”
Lateef Khan
Secretary
Lateef Khan is currently a Senior Director in Digital Technologies at GE Healthcare. In his 20+ years of industry experience, Lateef has held a number of leadership positions, managing large global teams, with a passion for driving technology solutions having significant business value and benefits. He is a committed volunteer, having led the building and establishment of the Islamic Society of Milwaukee Brookfield and serving as the President through 2016. In addition he served as the Secretary of the Islamic Society of Milwaukee, taught middle & high school students at Sunday schools for the last 10 years and has actively served in outreach work. Lateef has a passion for contributing to non-profit organizations, giving back to the community, and doing good work in the limited time that we are given in our lives.
Rehan Khan
Treasurer
Rehan has over 22 years of experience in franchise business and is a member of the Franchise Advisory Counsel.  Rehan has actively volunteered with a variety of organizations for the past twenty years.  Some dear to his heart include the Children of America, Milwaukee Boys and Girls Club, Pakistani Cultural Society, Al-Qur’an Masjid, and of course the MCHC.    He is grateful for the support that has allowed him to build a successful business in America, and is committed to giving back to the community with his volunteer efforts throughout the greater Milwaukee metro area. He is greatly inspired by the quote of Muhammad Ali Jinnah: “With faith, discipline and selfless devotion to duty, there is nothing worthwhile that you cannot achieve.”
Dr. Mohammad Al-Fawakhiri
Clinic Board Director
Dr. Al-Fawakhiri, MD, FACP, studied Medicine at Damascus University, finished training in Internal Medicine at Fairview Hospital - Cleveland Clinic Health System in Ohio in 2004. He served as the Chairman of Medicine at the Aurora Medical Center in Grafton between 2011 and 2014, and he is currently the Associate Medical Director of the Hospitalist Program at Community Memorial and St. Joseph Hospitals - Froedtert & MCW. He joined MCHC in March 2013 as a volunteer physician, and has been on the MCHC Board, and serving as one of the two Clinic Directors since September 2014. Dr. Al-Fawakhiri's philosophy in life and in practicing medicine revolves around: "Love for your brother, what you love for yourself", so he treats all patients and their families as if they were his own.
Dr. Abdul Hafeez
Clinic Board Director
Dr Hafeez graduated from Dow Medical College where he helped run Patient's Welfare Association in providing medications to needy patients and ran a free of cost, blood bank, which was the second largest Blood Bank in Karachi. He has been working with MCHC since 2014. He is currently practicing Internal Medicine at Westgate Medical Group in Wauwatosa since 2000. Dr. Hafeez is a strong advocate of non profits. He is greatly inspired by the following quote, “What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; What we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.”
Dr. Farhat Ashai-Khan
Board Director
Dr. Khan is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics, specializing in gastroenterology at the Medical College of Wisconsin. She holds board certification in Pediatric Gastroenterology. She has memberships in a variety of Professional and Honorary Societies including, but not limited to the American Academy of Pediatrics, Milwaukee Gastroenterology Society and Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation. She is a strong advocate of non profits and is greatly inspired by the following quote, “You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.” -Khalil Gibran
Neelam Ayub
Board Member
Neelam Ayub has a medical degree from Fatima Jinnah Medical College Lahore, Pakistan. Her experience as a surgeon taught her to be patient and love for people with all abilities. This in turn led her to work with many nonprofit organizations in different capacities. Her experience as a primary care taker of her elderly parents and other members of her family attracted her to join MCHC board. Neelam is inspired by Martin Luther King Jr’s statement," Everybody can be great because anybody can serve. You don't have to have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve... you only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love. " 
Dr. Suhail Hameed
Board Member
Dr. Hameed is a board certified Rheumatologist. He is the Director of the Rheumatic Disease Center, as well as, Director of RDC Laboratory. Dr. Hameed additionally is a consultant Rheumatologist at Columbia St. Mary’s and Aurora Grafton Hospitals. He firmly believes that service to God is to provide compassionate care to His creation. He is greatly inspired by the quote, "All creations are the dependents of Allah, and the most beloved creation to Allah is the one who is good to His dependents."- Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him).
Iqbal Ashraf
Board Member
Iqbal Ashraf has over 35 years of experience as an Electronics Manufacturing. During this time, he has worked as a Quality Systems Manager for General Motors/Delphi and currently works for Rockwell Automation as a Design Assurance Project Engineer. He feels a great sense of personal satisfaction, as well as an immense sense of achievement working for non-profits. He enjoys being a part of non-profits because they work to help the needy and there is no better cause than this.
Kauser Razvi
Board Member
Kauser Razvi graduated from Marquette Law School in 2013. Prior to that she worked for ten years as a paralegal for a law firm specializing in family law and clerked for Liberty Mutual Insurance Company as staff counsel in the practice area of insurance law. Currently, she consults for several law firms as associate counsel on various cases in the areas of family, insurance, personal injury and contract law.  Someone close to her once said, “Service to Mankind is Service to God.”  Being a board member of MCHC, an organization that strives to serve the underprivileged through various areas of community service and outreach, she feels she is able to honor her commitment to servicing mankind through her duties as a member and an advocate of social service.

 

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