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Nominee full name: Plemon T. El-Amin
Give the year and location you took your Shahadatain. 1974
Atlanta, Georgia
What is your marital Status? If married, how many years?
Married, 15 years
What is your highest level of education? Post Graduate
What is your Occupational or Job Title? Imam
How many years of service do you have in your current

occupation? 44 years
List your significant occupational service accomplishments. Resident Imam for 25 years with significant
Community growth and development
What is your current/former Masjid affiliation? Active Believer and former Resident Imam
List the community service you are involved or have been involved in. 45 years of active involvement
List the leadership skills and expertise you would bring to the Majlis Ash Shura Board.
Imam, Educator, and Construction
What is your vision for and commitment/contribution to the Atlanta Masjid Community? Greater
communication with our Atlanta Masjid community and greater engagement with the Atlanta, Fulton,
and DeKalb officials and activities.
In three years, where do you envision the progress of the Ummah will be, as a result of your service on the
Majlis Ash Shura? Allah, swt, knows best, hopefully we will continue to progress and grow in faith,
knowledge, and community life.

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Nominee full name: Jessica Ummil-Khair Muhammad
Give the year and location you took your Shahadatain. 1975
Atlanta Georgia
What is your marital Status? If married, how many years? Not
Married
What is your highest level of education? Masters Degree
What is your Occupational or Job Title? Nanny and Forest
Therapy Guide
How many years of service do you have in your current
occupation? 10+

List your significant occupational service accomplishments. Co-Founder of Walk About Down Yonder
(Ecoaddendum)
What is your current/former Masjid affiliation? Member of Atlanta Masjid of Al Islam
List the community service you are involved or have been involved in. Past president of IPTSCA- 3yrs, Past
member of Ansari Committee - 2yrs, Past member of Majlis Ashura -3yrs, Member of Sisters United in
Human Services- 20+ yrs, Mohammed Schools liaison with Cousins Property
List the leadership skills and expertise you would bring to the Majlis Ash Shura Board.
Community organizing, Logistics, Networking, Feminine perspective
What is your vision for and commitment/contribution to the Atlanta Masjid Community? My vision for the
Atlanta Masjid is the realization of unity in purpose ( i.e. be a beacon of hope by being an example of a
strong, self- reliant, reverent and loving membership, powered by the belief and knowledge that Allah
is Greater than any obstacle.
In three years, where do you envision the progress of the Ummah will be, as a result of your service on the
Majlis Ash Shura? In three years I envision the collective will be happy and supportive with the
groundbreaking and building of our new Islamic campus. I intend to encourage greater support for the
expansion of our campus (includes school) and endorse community- building and the idea of greater
civic responsibility in our respective neighborhoods that fosters peaceful cohabitation.

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Nominee full name: Janet Mahdi
Give the year and location you took your Shahadatain. Born
Muslim. Took last Shahadah following Hajj in the 1990's in Atlanta,
GA
What is your marital Status? If married, how many years? Not
Married
What is your highest level of education? Associate Degree
What is your Occupational or Job Title? Retired - During my working
career over a period of approximately 35 years, I have been a
Bookkeeper,Teacher, Secretary, Administrative Assistant and a
Junior Administrator.

How many years of service do you have in your current occupation? Currently retired
List your significant occupational service accomplishments. As a State employee from 1987-1994 I was able to
get my department to see the value in ending the practice of being locked into 5 year computer
hardware/software contracts with certain vendors and opening the bidding process up every year allowing us to
purchase from any vendor that would save money for the State. I was also able to do the same thing for Field
Purchase Orders. The biggest contribution I believe I made at the Atlanta Masjid 1997-2009, was introducing the
value of computer technology (hardware/software), organizing and managing the workload and its components,
as it related to the Masjid Imam. In the USVI 2010-2012, I wrote a Pre-School curriculum that guaranteed success
for students who would be entering Kindergarten with strong Math, Reading, and Social skills. As a result, I was
invited to speak at the Governor's Conference on First Beginnings in the United States Virgin Islands, two years
in a row. While in Houston 2012-2014 I was able to introduce and implement new protocols for smoother running
of the school where I worked as a Junior Administrator, as well as write a procedures manual for daily
operations.
What is your current/former Masjid affiliation? Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam
List the community service you are involved or have been involved in. I have lived and worked in the Muslim
Community my entire life. Chicago, Atlanta, USVI, Houston. I volunteered at Mohammed Schools of Atlanta from
1994-1997 and in the Summer of 1997 I became employed by the Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam where I was a
participant in Dawah, Interfaith Activities, Preparation and Service at Iftars, served as Secretary to the Majlis Ash
Shura, wrote articles for Muslim Journal, supported various events, activities, project funding, etc., until my
employment ended in December 2009.
List the leadership skills and expertise you would bring to the Majlis Ash Shura Board. I am a project oriented
individual whose strength lies in seeing to it's successful conclusion, with the Help of Allah, anything that I start.
I am also a good organizer, listener and team player who believes in the potential and possibilities of "WE" as
opposed to "I".
What is your vision for and commitment/contribution to the Atlanta Masjid Community? I would like to see our
community valuing and fulfilling its purpose of community life in the very broadest sense where everyone,
regardless of age, is able to make a contribution based on their experience in a particular area whether that
contribution is large or small.

In three years, where do you envision the progress of the Ummah will be, as a result of your service on the
Majlis Ash Shura? InShaAllah, I am hoping and prayerful that we as a Board will be able to prioritize the needs of
the community based on immediacy and raise funding for long and short term projects

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