Members

Darush Amiri is a civil engineer working Washington Department of transportation on mega projects. He joined AMCD in April 2019.

 

 

 

 

Fariba Farah Keshavarz was born in Tehran,Iran and lived in London,England from 1976 to 1978 and then moved to Connecticut, USA. and earned a bachelor of science degree in Graphic Design. University of Bridgeport, Connecticut. 1982 Business administration at LTC. College of London,England 1977 Aesthetic certification/ North haven Academy. 1987 Board certified in Aesthetic /state of Connecticut,California and Massachusetts. Palomar IPL laser certified. Palomar laser resurfacing certified. 22 years working as a Medical Aesthetician and managing various medical spas, dermatologists offices and plastic surgery offices in the state of Connecticut and Massachusetts. She was honored as the president of International club at the University of Bridgeport. She has always enjoyed and appreciated the versatility, democracy and freedom in USA. Her goal has always been to bring peace to the world and the Middle East. She is a huge fan of President Trump and is very very grateful to all he is doing for the world, specially for the Middle East and Iranian people. She joined AMCD in June 2019.

Farahmand Kalayeh is president and CEO of a technology start up based in Pennsylvania. He was born to a Baha'I family in Iran in 1961. He was a young man in Iran when the secular regime of the Shah was deposed under tremendous pressure from the international community. Eventual succession by an authoritarian theocracy led to war with Iraq. He served during the war, however, due to the systematic persecution of his people by the clerical regime of the Ayatollahs, he left Iran in 1983 and arrived in the US in 1985. He has been a self made entrepreneur and technology evangelist for his entire professional life. He was selected 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Summit at Netherlands by the State Department. He joined AMCD in June 2019.

 

 

 

Javid Javan has a BS in mechanical engineering, an MS in Airospace from Technical University Berlin in Germany, an MS in industrial Engineering from Stanford University and a Ph.D in Industrial Management from Stanford University. He served as  Assistant Dean of the School of Management at National University and is presently an entrepeneur in Washington D.C. He lives in Potomac. MD. He joined AMCD in June 2019.

Dr. Houtan Golzari graduated from Tehran University on 1981 with a doctorate degree in medicine and immigrated to USA on 1987. He has practiced over 30 years in USA and board certified since 1992. He has numerous publications on different subjects in medicine. He was a member of teaching staff in Connecticut. Currently in private practice in the state of Massachusetts. He joined AMCD in June 2019.

Roy Tohmé lives in Lebanon and works in the Legal Affairs Department at Banque Du Liban.

Dr. Nadia Ashrafian was born in Tehran Iran September 1969 and moved to the United States with her parents and younger sister. She attended UC Irvine and Pepperdine University as well Capella University with masters in industrial psychology and PhD in business. In 2000, she started a company called Capital Media. She has written more than 40 articles and had her own monthly column for 6 years. She is also chair of a Latin Council aimed at helping hispanic Americans.

Ms. Shamsi Familmohammadi is from Iran. She has degree in Health Services Management from Norfolk State University and has also taken courses in Environmental Health & Safety at Old Dominion University, She could not finish her Masters degree because war broke out between Iran & Iraq leaving her parents in danger. Shamsi was able to bring them to the USA. While awaiting her residency, she worked as a volunteer for Public Health in Norfolk, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, and,the American Red Cross in Norfolk (1985-1988) where she worked on the blood mobiles and was an on-call Persian Translator in the Language Bank Program. After she received her residency, she worked managing her own business in Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (1997- 2012) in Norfolk, VA. Beach & Chesapeake, VA.. She is very concerned about the Iranian people who are captive with the strict & abusive rules of islamic government against them. Shamsi desires to help them any way that she can to be free from tyranny and inequality, especially for women. Freedom & Democracy is her favorite choice of government.

Ali Mohseni-Motlagh (Mohseni) Left Iran to further his education in the US.
POLITICAL AFFILIATION: Republican
NATIONALITY: Iranian American
POLITICAL ACTIVITIES: • Grassroots Activist In The Republican Party • Republican presidential task force • Participated in president rallies • Attended fundraising dinner for president trump • Promoting President Trumps agenda for make America great again in social media.
EDUCATION: Post-Doctorate, Molecular Biology, 1994, University of Wyoming Post-Doctorate, Microbial Genetic, 1992, University of Wyoming PhD, Microbiology, 1990, University of Wyoming MS, Food Science & Human Nutrition, 1988, University of Wyoming BS, Biology, 1978, Arak Advanced College of Science
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS: • American Meat Institute (AMI) • North American Meat Association Scientific Committee (NAMI) • North American Meat Association Inspection Committee (NAMI) • American Society of Animal Scientists • International Association of Milk Food and Environmental Sanitation • Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology • Institute of Food Technology • National Meat Association • American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Sustaining Member • American Society of Meat scientists, (ASMA) executive Committee member. Bifsco: Executive Committee member Work History: Executive Vice President/ Chief Food Safety Officer at American Foods Group. He joined AMCD in January 2020.

Molly Rozbeh, PhD Analytical Biochemistry University of Wyoming May 1995.

Political affiliation and Organizational Experiences ➢ An active member of the United States Republican Party. A member of the 2020 Republican National Committee and donor for president Trump campaign for 2020 election year. ➢ Continuous participation and organizing anti-government demonstrations against the Iranian women Sharie legislations and laws in 1980 through 1983 when I was a young student in the University  ➢ One of the founders of The Women’s Organization of Iran since 2016 with registration in Pennsylvania USA ➢ Drafted Mission statement, Charter, Bylaws, Organization Code of Conduct, and standard operating procedure for the organizational behaviors and members. ➢ Active member recruitment for the Women Organization of Iran inside and outside of Iran. ➢ Preparing short-term, mid-term, and long-term goals for The Women Organization of Iran. ➢ To defend and stand for the religious right in Iran with specific attention for the persecuted churches in Iran and Turkey (housing the New Iranian believers). • Working closely with the churches in the US and the International Church of Ankara to collect assistance for the sick and homeless Iranian women and children in Turkey. • Writing letters on their behalf to the United Nations without receiving any response.

Professional Experiences Pharmaceutical Industry ➢ Highly motivated, self-starter PhD with 19+ years of experience in Drug Research and Development and Global Regulatory submission in the therapeutic areas of Oncology, Inflammation and Immunology, GI and Metabolism, Infectious Disease, Pain Management in cancer patients, and Women’s Health therapeutic areas. ➢ Demonstrated experience in directing and leading Dossier including entire planning and managing of drug development from early clinical phase through worldwide submissions resulting in successful marketing authorizations (over 35 worldwide marketing approvals). Involvement on marketing and planning of foreign dossiers (EU, UK, China, Middle East, Korea, and Australia). ➢ Managed, trained, and mentored over eight direct reports  for the components of various dossier. ➢ Proficient in organizing complex and comprehensive dossiers for global submissions mainly with Wyeth Pharmaceuticals and Pfizer Inc.   ➢ Proficient in working with teams of colleagues across the world to prepare high quality dossiers by maintaining consistent Key Messaging. 3. Teaching Experiences Associate Professor Teaching and research in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry in Pan Handle State University. She joined AMCD in January 2020. 


Nader Moghbelan

After the invasion of Islamic terrorist in 1979 in Iran, he took refuge in India and lived and worked in India untill 1988 when he went to Sweden and then in 2019 start living in Germany.

Most of his work in India was with the American Organzation (OM).

He also worked with the UNHCR in New Delhi, India, and was a church leader and an instrument to help people in need and anyone wanted to learn about Bible or be born again in Christ and start a new life, in other words, another chance to live, to get out of the frustraton and other misfortunes of life.

Education, Diploma in Accounting, Christian theology and a few other things.

He speaks Persian, English, Swedish, and is learnng German.

Manda Zand Ervin

During the Iranian Islamic revolution, Manda witnessed the execution of many innocent people, including her high school principal who was murdered because she was a woman and the secretary of education. She bore witness as her homeland pushed backward to crude 7th century Arabian standards. And she witnessed the effect.

Having been educated in the United States, in 1979, she was the managing director of department of statistics and international affairs at the Customs Administration in Iran. She came to United States as a political refugee in 1980, became a citizen three years later, and began her fight for human rights in Iran. She is the founder and president of the Alliance of Iranian Women, a group which has deep connections within the Iranian diaspora and within Iran.

Ms. Ervin is frequently consulted by Members of Congress and has testified in Congressional briefings, the Helsinki Commission, and the United Nations. In February of 2008, Ervin was appointed as the United States’ Delegate to the United Nations’ Commission on the Status of Women. Ervin was the featured speaker at the G8 Summit on Violence against Women in 2009.  She received the EMET Speaker of the Truth award in 2012.

Ervin has been published by the Hudson Institute, American Thinker, Washington Times and many others.  She frequently speaks on human rights and Middle East history and is the author of The Ladies' Secret Society (2020) from New English Review Press. She joined AMCD in October 2020.

Quinn Nii grew up in Washington State and spent his young adult years in the Aloha State of Hawaii, where his Asian heritage combined with his Pacific Island Hawaiian experience. He currently have been residing in Washington, DC.  

He has conducted outreach to the Middle-East Christian community upon his extensive research and interview of Middle-East Christian persecution and human rights violation for over a decade. His travels to the Middle-East, in particular to Jerusalem, Israel and Jordan with tour to the Lebanese-Israeli border motivates his sharing to Christians globally.

Quinn holds several degrees, including a fellowship in Hawaii, a master's in DC, and his doctorate studies at Midwest University. During his graduate fellowship at the East-West Center, he was provided a mantle that one aspect of his dual life's priorities work would be a "bridge" for Faith and Freedom between the Eastern and Western civilization; using education, and travel to encourage others to explore the world around them through advocacy, education and activism of global Christian Anti-Semitisms and human rights abuse.  Quinn previously worked in the Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs.  He sees himself as representing a new generation of Christian diplomacy and righteous activism in public service bridging the gap between western civilization, Christians in the Middle-East and religious global persecution.

While living in Hawaii, Quinn served in the U.S. Navy Reserve at Pearl Harbor. Quinn's was a previous volunteered as a basketball coach with Peace Players International, a global non-profit to promote friendship and peace between Arab children and Jewish children by coaching them basketball drills.  His ministry of helps is through volunteer Chaplaincy for the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Services in the National Capital Region and as a life-long member of Rotary International.  He also enjoys in his free time participation in martial arts tournaments, the great outdoors and discovery through traveling.

Quinn has visited Israel multiple times, Jordan, Switzerland, Mexico, Canada and throughout the Asia-Pacific region with stops includes: Hong Kong, China Macau, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, and French Polynesia, in addition to his time in Hawaii. These travels taught him valuable lessons, which have led him to participate in various aspects of Asian-Pacific, Western and Middle-East communities, including lobbying efforts in Washington, DC.

Quinn believes that the lasting Peace in the Middle-East where Jesus strategically placed the Holy-land throughout history will happen when countries unite with mutual righteous purposes with other world neighbors in fostering goodwill, peace, and prosperity. This is only possible with  leadership coalition democracy efforts that will spread the global message of faith and freedom to all of God's people starting with America leadership  by spreading the light to the nations. He joined AMCD in November 2020.