Executive Director

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 has a Bachelors degree in Psychology and Islamic studies from Pakistan. She 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.


Dr. Tanveer Mirza, is one of the founding members of FAITH Social Services, and has been doing humanitarian work for the past 25 years.
 Dr. Mirza was honored as an outstanding citizen of Fairfax County, VA and was named 2010 Fairfax Lady of the Year. She has been a board member of the All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS) for 12 years. Dr. Mirza was recently invited by the White House for a special event on unemployment insurance. She has received her M.D. from Dow Medical College in Karachi. She has been an active Girl Scout Troop Leader in the Dranesville District and has volunteered in Forestville Elementary School, Cooper Middle School and Langley High School.

Board of Directors

Murtada el Khalifah, is a man of vision, he firmly believes in giving back to the community and does that by serving on multiple non-profit boards. Murtada joined FAITH's Board of Directors in 2011. He is a member of the Board of Trustees at the All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS) where he previously held the position of Vice President (1994-1996). He also supports the Peaceful Families Project, Ixaya School and Orphanage (in Mexico), Be The Match Foundation, Komen Global Race for the Cure, and other local and national charitable organizations. In his spare time, he enjoys the Science TV channel and TED talks. Murtada's goal for supporting FAITH and similar organizations is to help our human family live in dignity and reach its full potential to do good. Murtada is an Senior Management Consultant providing services to the Department of Agriculture in the IT field. Murtada holds Project Management Professional (PMP) and IT Service Management Expert (ITIL Expert) certification.

Imrana  A. Umar, is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Powersim Solutions, Inc. He is also the Executive Director of the International Interfaith Peace Corps (IIPC). Imrana has consulted in several industries for private and public organizations around the world including Microsoft, The World Bank, McKinsey & Co, Accenture, BP Amoco, Chevron, US National Energy Laboratories, Statoil of Norway, Federal Aviation Administration, among which he served as a faculty member and PhD research fellow at the University of Bergen between 1994 and 1997. Mr. Umar is also currently an adjunct professor of Performance Management Systems and Business Strategy Simulation in George Mason University’s Executive Education program on Building Business Acumen and Corporate Ventures. He also teaches management courses on Strategic Visioning and Leadership Development. Mr. Umar sits on the System Dynamics Advisory Board, Department of Social Sciences and Policy Studies, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Worcester, Massachusetts, he is a member of the System Dynamics Policy Council, and holds board membership on a number of other non-profit organizations.
Mr. Umar holds a B. Sc. (Honors) in Business Administration with a major in Banking and Finance; B.Sc. in Information and Computer Science; M. Phil. in Information and Computer Science, focusing on the System Dynamics Methodology and Model-based Policy Analyses, and AbD in System Dynamics from the University of Bergen.

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.

FAITH Programs

Self-Sufficiency Program Coordinator

Emergency Assistance Coordinator

Food Pantry Coordinator

Thrift Store Manager

Safe and Peaceful Families Coordinator

Children's Program Coordinator

Administrative Staff 

Volunteer Coordinator

Public Relations Coordinator

Fundraising Coordinator 

Full-Time Accountant

Business Development


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