Dr. Hatem Tagel-Din is the chairman of the board of Muslim Youth and Community Center. He is also vice president of Muslim American Society, Raleigh Chapter and a board member of ALNOOR Islamic Center which is a new Masjid at Fuquay Varina. Dr. Hatem obtained his Ph.D. from Tokyo University, Disaster Mitigation Engineering on 1998. He is the president and co-founder of Applied Science International company located at Durham, NC. He is married with four kids.