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IAPAC Elects New Board of Directors



Tuesday, January 25, 2005

IAPAC Elects New Board of Directors

Washington DC – On January 15th, the Iranian American Political Action Committee (IAPAC) elected its 2005 Board of Directors. The Board of Directors are elected by IAPAC’s Board of Trustees. IAPAC Trustees have ensured continuity by re-electing five incumbent Board members to serve another term, while also electing two new members to the Board.

 The Board of Trustees are supporters of IAPAC whose purpose is to promote the mission of the organization and solicit funds on its behalf. IAPAC Board of Trustees represent Iranian American communities in Atlanta, Boston, Florida, Northern & Southern California, New York and Washington DC.

 Every year, IAPAC holds an annual Trustees meeting where Board of Trustees and Officers review the finances and activities of IAPAC, set overall strategy and goals for the up-coming election cycle and elect a new Board of Directors.

 The affairs of IAPAC are managed by or under the direction of the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors ensure that the organization continues to progress in fulfilling its mission and objectives. In addition, the Board of Directors of IAPAC decide on which candidates for public office to support based on recommendations of the Political Director.

 The Political Director is responsible for directing and implementing IAPAC’s electoral program. In addition, the Political Director currently oversees the daily operation of IAPAC.

 IAPAC’s Board of Directors consists of the following members:

Mr. Faraj Aalaei – California
Mr. Cyrus Amir-Mokri – New York
Mrs. Taeiss Haghighat – Massachusetts
Mr. Mehdi Maghsoodnia – California
Mr. Hassan Nemazee – New York
Mr. Soroush Shehabi – Washington, D.C.
Mr. Babak Yaghmaie – New York


 Paid for by the Iranian American Political Action Committee (IAPAC). This communication is not authorized by any candidate or candidate’s committee. Contributions are not tax-deductible as charitable deductions for federal tax purposes.

 IAPAC is a registered bi-partisan federal political committee that contributes to candidates for federal office who are attuned to the domestic needs of the Iranian American community. IAPAC focuses exclusively on domestic policy issues such as civil rights and civil liberties, and encourages Iranian Americans to actively participate in the electoral process, to vote and run for political office.