FOBANA’s new Chairperson Hero, Executive Secretary Sahel in USA
Chhabed Sathee, back from Chicago: The new committee of Federation of Bangladeshi Associations in North America (Fobana) has been announced. Dr. Ahsan Chowdhury Hero (TX) as Chairperson and Nahidul Khan Sahel (GA) as Executive Secretary was elected in a new one-year committee.
The election was held last Sunday (September 4), at Fobana’s 2022 Annual General Meeting held in the conference room of the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Skokie, Illinois.
Under the management of Chief Election Commissioner Mohammad Mahbub Reza Rahim, Election Commissioner Duke Khan and Abhishek Chakraborty, the polling was completed very smoothly and the election process was completed democratically following full rules, said the Election Commissioners.
Other members of the Executive Committee elected for the year 2022-2023 of Federation of Bangladeshi Associations in North America (Fobana) are Vice Chairperson Masud Rob Chowdhury (CA), Joint Executive Secretary Abir Alamgir (NY), Treasurer Dr. Mohammad Ali Manik (GA). Outstanding members are Rehan Reza (KS), Maqbul M Ali (IL), Sayed Ahsan ( IL), Rabiul Karim (PA), Jasim Uddin (GA), Mohammad M Rahman Zahir(FL), Babul Hai ( FL) and Nurul Amin (VA).
The 16 elected executive member organizations are Bangladesh Association of North Texas (Texas), Bangladesh American Association of Greater Washington DC (BAGDC, DC), Bangladhara, Bangladesh Community of Greater Chicago, Bangladesh Association of Houston (Texas), Baitpo, Bengali Boys Cultural Association Inc, Bangladesh Association of America Inc (BAAI, DC), Bangladesh American Society of Greater Houston (Texas), Bangladesh Association of Greater Kansas City (Kansas), Friends and Family (Virginia), US Bangladesh Foundation of Florida, Bangladesh Theater Houston (Texas), Bangladesh Cultural Society of Georgia, Bangladesh American Women’s Association of Texas, and Bangladesh Association of California.
Bangladesh Association of North Texas (Texas) and Bangladesh American Association of Greater Washington DC (BAGDC) have been given the responsibility as the host organizations for the upcoming 2023 and 2024 Fobana Conference respectively.