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AUSAA Board Members
As per our constitution and bylaws, the AUS Alumni Association Board serves as the executive committee of the AUSAA Council.
Our Board's role governs the association and all overseas implementation and priorities in accordance with the Constitution and By-laws. It also performs other functions as the Council may require and approve.
The Board consists of seven members who are elected by the Council and serve for two years.
The current members of our board are:
Ahmed Al Reyami graduated from AUS in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. He also holds an MBA with a concentration in Leadership and HR Management from the University of Dubai and a Masters in Quality Management from the University of Wollongong in Dubai. He started his career as a civil engineer with Nakheel. He has also worked as a project manager at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company and as Project Manager at Etihad
Ahmed Tarabishi graduated from AUS in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He also holds an MBA with a concentration in Finance from the Canadian University of Dubai. He started his career at AUS in the Finance Department. As Vice President, he is responsible for reviewing annual plans for each chapter.
Ibrahim Fikri graduated from AUS twice: in 2006 with Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Administration and in 2014 with an Executive MBA. As the Executive of the Council for AUSAA, he is responsible for managing official communications for AUSAA as well as its chapters and members. As part of the same role, he is also responsible for identifying and recommending alumni volunteers for OAAA and AUSAA.
Celine Abbas graduated from AUS in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. As AUSAA Treasurer, she is responsible for maintaining up-to-date records of budgets, expenditures, and AUSAA funds. She is also responsible for alumni giving and for preparing an annual budget for the AUSAA.
Sami Khattar graduated from AUS with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in 2018. As AUSAA Executive Administrator, he is responsible for the preparation of AUSAA Board and Council meetings, taking minutes of these meetings, and keeping records of all required documentation as per AUSAA policies. He is also responsible for coordinating duties pertaining to the AUSAA Board and the AUSAA Council.
Past AUSAA President
Dana Taleb graduated from AUS in 2004 with a Bachelor of Architecture degree. She also holds a Master of Sustainable Design in the Built Environment degree from the British University in Dubai and a Masters in Urban Planning from AUS. She began her career as a design manager in Dubai Holding and is currently a Program Manager in TECOM Group. She has published papers in journals and conferences on the topics of urban heat islands, thermal comfort, and Spatial Analysis. As AUSAA Past President, she serves on the Board to lend her experience and ensure continuity.