Meet Our Executive Team

The AMD team is group of passionate people dedicated to educate American Muslims about the need for civic engagement and participation in the political process

Nadeem Saleem


Nadeem “Nick” Saleem has been in the Financial Services Business since 1997 and has been committed to professionalism. Nick specializes his practice in the Medical and Physician market. Nick is a member of (MDRT) Million Dollar Round Table*, which is a premier association of Financial Professionals. Members serve their clients with exemplary performance and the highest standard of strict ethics.

Dr. Mahmood Alam

Founding President

Dr. Alam has been very active in the community for the Advocacy of Muslim Community on the issues of Civil Liberties, profiling and immigration for more than 2 decades.

Dr. Mohammad A. Zubair

Vice President

Dr. Zubair is a physician who practices as a lung specialist in New Jersey. He has been the past President of New Jersey Chapter of Association of Physicians of Pakistani descent of North America. He is trustee of Masjid AlWali. He is the founding Chairperson of New Jersey Pakistan Day Parade. He is a founding member BOD of AMD.

Dr. Helmi Saud

Vice President

Attended medical school Michigan State University and residency at SJMH- University of Michigan. Held multiple posts in Islamic center in the U.S. and currently deliver lectures and Khutba's regularly. Active in creating green energy and earth friendly Muslim communities. Aim to help in getting our Muslim community aware of its political potential in the U.S.


Mr. Shariq Ahmad


Shariq Ahmad is a Congressional staffer working in the U.S. Senate. He has also held positions on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee and is a veteran of many federal, state, and local election campaigns. He is an active community organizer in NJ's South Asian and Muslim communities. He is a Rutgers University alumnus and native of Edison, NJ.


Mr. Muhammad K. Hashmi


Holds MS (Computer Eng) from NJIT, Cloud Solution Architect at Ernst & Young