Board of Directors
The operations of Sound Vision Foundation are overseen by our Board of Directors. Currently, our board is comprised of the following individuals.
ABDUL MALIK MUJAHID, President
HASEEB AKHTAR, Secretary
TAUFIQ AHMAD, Treasurer
MUHAMMAD FUAD LASHKARWALA, Director
MUHAMMAD KHALID RIAZ, MD. Director
ABDUL MALIK MUJAHID, is the President and Director of Sound Vision
Foundation Inc. Award
winning author and producer, he is an Imam in the Chicago area. A
graduate of Darul Uloom Shah Waliullah in Islamic Studies and the University
of Chicago in Political Science, has learned television production as
director and producer at the Chicago Access Corporation. He is the producer
of Sound Vision programs. He also was responsible for the concept and
design of Al-Qari, the multimedia software. He was the national president
of the Islamic Circle of North America. He has served as the National
Coordinator of Bosnia Task Force, USA and in this capacity initiated the
formation of the Islamic Shura Council of North America. He also serves
as National Coordinator of Kosova Task Force, USA, an alliance of 15 national
organizations of Muslims in America.
DR. MUHAMMAD KHALID RIAZ is a Director of Sound Vision Foundation
Inc. A practicing cardiologist in Illinois, Dr. Riaz holds an MBBS from
King Edward Medical College Lahore. He is a Fellow of American College
of Cardiology and a Fellow of American College of Chest Physician. Dr.
Riaz has served as President Medical Staff, Sherman Hospital, Elgin 1993.
He was a member board of director Sherman Hospital, Elgin 19901993.
The board oversees the organizational and financial management of this
350-bed hospital. Dr. Riaz has served as treasurer, secretary, and president
of the Association of Pakistani Physicians of North America (APPNA) 1989-1992.
This association deals with 5000 physicians, surgeons, and dentists in
North America. Treasurer/Secretary of APPNA SEHAT 19891996. This
health program deals with 105,000 lives. Dr. Riaz is the Co-Chair of Human
Development Foundation of North America (Health, Education, and Literacy
TAUFIQ AHMAD is a Director of Sound Vision Foundation
Inc. He is currently a Software Development Manager at Motorola
in the area of GSM/GPRS/UMTS Software Development, supervising 27 software
engineers. He has a double B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer
Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is an expert in the
area of Global Standards for Mobile Communications (GSM), telecommunication
call processing and protocols. Mr. Ahmad works at Motorola with the 2nd
Generation (2G) GSM Digital Cellular System, 2.5G GPRS (General Packet
Radio Service) and 3rd Generation (3G) UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunications
System). He is also the principal of the Elgin Islamic weekend school.
HASEEB AKHTAR is a Director of Sound Vision Foundation Inc. A B.S in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas, Arlington. Has has worked for Ericsson and is a member of the scientific staff of Nortel. He has seven years of experience in telecommunication and multimedia development, along with personal hobbies in photography and design. He has done part-time teaching in telecommunication.
MUHAMMAD FUAD LASHKARWALA is a Director of Sound Vision Foundation Inc. He has a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He has worked in different positions in civil engineering and computer aided design. Presently he owns and runs his Business. He has been an Advisory Board member of Sound Vision since its establishment.