CAIR-SFBA Executive Committee
Omar Hassaine is a co-founder of the CAIR-San Diego office, which he helped launch in the aftermath of the 9/11 terror attacks. He is a proud husband and father of three children. Omar is a computer engineer by profession and has been active in the Muslim community for more than 35 years. Omar served as president of the board of trustees of the Islamic Society of Illinois in the late 1980s, and a board member of the Bosnia Task force in the 1990s.
Hussam Ayloush is the Executive Director of the CAIR Los Angeles office and has been since 1998. He frequently lectures on Islam, media relations, civil rights, hate crimes and international affairs pertaining to American Muslims. He has consistently appeared in local, national, and international media advocating and articulating the mainstream Muslim position on various issues.