CMCO Operations Committee

SH. ABDURRAHMAN MURAD Born in Western Canada and raised mostly in Vancouver, BC, Sh. Abdurrahman has been actively involved in outreach activities with CMCO (for non-Muslims and Muslims) in the local community and abroad. He continues to be actively involved in youth programs, counseling, interfaith activities, and public speaking. He also counsels new Muslims and has developed programs for understanding Islam. He graduated with Honors Bachelor of Arts in Shariah (Islamic Law) from Imam Muhammad University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and a Master of Arts in Halal Industry Management from IIUM (International Islamic University of Malaysia). Sh. Abdurrahman has been involved in a number of different areas of Islamic education and has delivered presentations on the Quran, Islamic Jurisprudence & Creed, and Islamic History in Saudi Arabia, Canada, and other countries. Shaykh Abdurrahman has also worked in outreach offices in Saudi Arabia with Islamic websites, and with Jumuah magazine as a translator and editor.

Shaykh Abdurrahman has translated and published many books which have been internationally distributed. Among them is “The Key to Understanding Islam” and “Muhammad the Messenger of Allah”. He was the Imam of Masjid Omar al-Farooq in Vancouver, Canada, and is currently the Imam of MarkazulIslam in Ft. McMurray, Alberta.

Our Operation Committee

SH. MOHAMED YAFFA

Maritime Representative

Sheikh Yaffa is currently a Talent and Organizational Development Consultant at the Nova Scotia Health Authority

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DR. JOEL SCHINDEL

Saskatchewan & Manitoba Representative

Dr. Joel Schindel is a CMCO Muslim Chaplain working to represent and serve the Campus Muslim Community…

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SH. ABDURRAHMAN MURAD

Alberta and British Columbia Representative

Born in Western Canada and raised mostly in Vancouver, BC, Shaykh Abdurrahmann has been actively involved…

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DR. SYED IBN IQBAL

CMCO Director

As the current director for the Canadian Muslim Chaplaincy Organization

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ALI AFZAL

Operations Manager

Ali Afzal is the Operations Manager for CMCO, handling many of the administrative

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DR. REDA BEDEIR

Islamic Scholar and Religious Counsel

Dr. Reda Bedeir has a Ph.D. degree from Al Azhar University in Applied Linguistics and Islamic Studies.

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DR. MOHAMMED IQBAL MASOOD AL-NADVI

Senior Islamic Scholar and Religious Counsel

Dr. Mohammed Iqbal Masood Al-Nadvi is a well-known Islamic scholar in Canada…

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