ABOUT OUR IMAM
Imam Faizul R Khan is the founding member of the Islamic Society of Washington Area (ISWA), a growing, diversified and religious community that started in 1973 in Silver Spring, Maryland.
Imam Khan has been involved in social, religious, cultural, educational, and outreach programs in the community for over forty five years. He is the Imam of ISWA, Board Member of the Shura Council of Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), General Secretary of Council of Muslim Organizations (CMO) in the Washington Metropolitan Area, and serves as Director of four other regional Islamic Organizations.
He has received thirteen national awards in the field of Domestic Violence, Social Services, and Volunteerism, and was named among the 500 Most Influential Muslims in the World by Georgetown University in 2011.
He has published a book on the Life of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). The Journal of Religion and Abuse published his article on Islamic Perspective on Domestic Violence and the Washington Post on his article in Capital Pulpit on 911. He has appeared on every major national network in USA and the DC Examiner, and the Muslim Link Newspapers. He was also involve in the Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee in Silver Spring, Maryland, Precinct 13-15.and currently serves as Chairman of the Montgomery County Faith Community Advisory Counci.His work experience included The Islamic Center Of Washington DC where he served for almost fifteen years,Rabita Al Islamiyya (Muslim World League) in New York as the Administrator.
The Muslim Community Center in Silver Spring where he served as Imam for over seventeen years.and Imam Of ISWA for over forty years.He has completed courses and awarded certificates in Islamic Studies from Islamic Teaching Center in Indianapolis,and completed courses on Intensive Shariah from The Institute of Islamic and Arabic Sciences,a branch of Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University in Saudi Arabia