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Governor’s Commission on Middle Eastern American Affairs

Middle Eastern American Affairs Commissioners with Governor Larry Hogan and GOCI Executive Director Steven J. McAdams

Commission Members

Hesam K Aghdami

Vice- Chair:
Sarit Brosh


Tharwat Abouraya
Colonel Rudwan Abu-Rumman
Haitham M. Alkhateeb
John Baddour
Dareen Daniel
Enas Elhanafi
Gunay Evinch
Randa Fahmy, Esquire
Dr. Ashraf El Fiky
Nadia Hassan

Gilda O. Karpouzian, Esquire
Franz Afraim Katzir
Maher Kharma
Neveen Kurtom, Esquire
Mohamad H. Shahine
Suliman “Sam” Shihadeh
Nesrine Nagui Taha
Joseph A. (Jay) Taylor

2022 Public Commission Meetings

Governor’s Commission on Middle Eastern American Affairs ( Held on Tuesdays via Zoom from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.)

March 15, 2022  Agenda    Video
June 21, 2022  Postponed
July 12, 2022  Canceled
August 9, 2022  Postponed
August 16, 2022  Agenda    Video
November 15, 2022  Agenda    Video

2021 Public Commission Meetings
April 6, 2021  Agenda
June 15, 2021  Postponed
July 27, 2021  Agenda
August 17, 2021  Postponed
September 14, 2021  Agenda
November 9, 2021  Postponed

Acting Deputy Director
Kevin Craft

Commission Documents
Executive Order
2018 Annual Report
2013 Annual Report
2012 Annual Report

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