PAAMA USA is led by a National President, three Vice Presidents and a National Executive, as well as Regional Presidents and their Executives. The women have a parallel structure led by the National Lajna President who is also under the leadership of the National PAAMA President.
PAAMA is fortunate to be under the direct supervision and guidance of the Supreme Head of the worldwide Ahmadiyya Muslim Community – His Holiness Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, Khalifatul Masih V (May Allah strengthen his hands), who takes a keen interest in the affairs of the Association.
PAAMA USA President
Dr. Basiyr D. Rodney – President
Dr. Basiyr Rodney is the President of the Pan-African Ahmadiyya Muslim Association USA. In this role he actively works to support the spiritual, moral and socio-economic development of African diasporic communities throughout the USA.
Rodney is a professor of education at Webster University in Saint Louis Missouri. He is guided by the teachings of peace as presented in the Islamic faith. Dr. Rodney strives towards building a community that is defined by the teaching “Love for all, Hatred for none.”
Born in Kingston Jamaica, Dr. Rodney has lived in South Florida and Saint Louis Missouri. He currently lives in Saint Louis Missouri with his wife Tamara and their three children.
PAAMA USA former President Imam Abdullah Dibba.