The Applied Research Institute Jerusalem - General Assembly

General Assembly

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As ARIJ is found on the principle that citizens have the right to associate, its highest decision making authority belongs to group of professionals representing the local community, who are referred to by the  General Assembly or Board of Trustees. Currently, ARIJ enjoys the services of 27 professionals who constitute the general assembly of the institute. Their specializations cover a range of fields such as engineering, history, psychology, economics, science, and more. They provide ARIJ administration with policy guidelines and strategic guidance. In addition, they discuss and approve the annual administrative and financial report as well as the annual budget. The institute’s current general assembly includes but is not limited to the following members:

  • Ms. Roubina Ghattas (Genetics)
  • Mr. Ahmad Rweidi (Lawyer)
  • Mr. Anton Salman (Lawyer / Mayor of Bethlehem Municipality)
  • Dr. Bishara Abu Ghannam (Mechanical Engineer)
  • Dr. Abeer Istanbuli (Entrepreneurship and Management)
  • Dr. Fadi Kattan (Accounting and Business Administration)
  • Ms. Fida' Abdel Latif (Urban Planner)
  • Mr. Ghassan Andoni (Physicist)
  • Dr. Ghassan Handal (Parasitology)
  • Mr. Hamed Al Qawasmeh (Business Administration/Political Science)
  • Mr. Mohammed Khaled (Cooperation for Rural Development and Sustainable use of Natural Resources/Agricultural Engineer)
  • Ms. Hind Khoury (Former Minister and Ambassador /Business Administration and Economics)
  • Dr. Ferdoos Alissa (Mental Health, Psychotherapy)
  • Dr. Jamal Safi (Toxicologist)
  • Eng. Jarasmous Kharroub (Food Scientist and Industry)
  • Mr. Kamal Hassoneh (Lawyer/Former Minister for National Economy)
  • Ms. Minerva Qassis-Jaraysah (Gender Law and Development)
  • Dr. Mona Matar (Information Technology)
  • Dr. Nabeel 'Edeily (Pharmacist)
  • Dr. Nael Salman (Urban Planner)
  • Dr. Norma Hazboun (Social Scientist)
  • Dr. Nasri Qumsieh (Cardiologist)
  • Mr. Salah Elian (Former Minister/Financial Management)
  • Dr. Saleem Zoughbi (Computer Scientist)
  • Dr. Simon El Araj (Mechanical Engineer)
  • Dr. Spiro Tams (Dermatologist)
  • Dr. Walid Mustafa (Geographer)
  • Dr. Ziad 'Abdeen (Molecular Biologist)
  • Ms. Ghada Hazboun (Pharmacist)
  • Dr. Bisher Marzouqa (Cardiac Surgeon)
  • Mr. Husam Wahab (Accounting)
  • Ms. Jihan Anastas (Interior/ Architect)
  • Mr. Sulaiman Abu Dayyeh (Social Science)
  • Mr. Ramzi Zananiri (Executive Director of Near East Council of Churches)
  • Dr. Hasan Dweik (Chemist)
  • Ms. Ruba Masrouji (Business Administration).
  • Ms. Arda Aghazarian (Communication).
  • Ms. Fadwa Khader (Education/Director of Abad Al Shams Association).
  • Dr. Hanadi Younan (Comparative Literature).
  • Dr. Kifah Manasra (Criminology).
  • Ms. Reem Wahdan (Contemporary Diplomacy).
  • Dr. Suhair Lolas Abu Hamameh(Chemistry).
  • Ms. Sylvia Shahwan Mukarker (Environmental Studies).
  • Ms. Ursula Mukarker (Clinical Psychology).
  • Archbishop Attalah Hana (Archbishop of Orthodox Church of Jerusalem)-Honorary Member
  • Bishop William Shomali (Bishop of the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem)-Honorary Member
     

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