ICSNC Committees

The following the the list of committees and their responsibilites.

Audit Community Outreach

Cultural: Mehregan

Cultural: Sadeh

Cultural: Tirgan

Cultural: Yalda

Education: Farsi Classes

Education: Poetry Recital/Education

Entertainment: Gatherings, Parties

Entertainment: Picnics

Helping Hand

International Festival

Iranian New Year: Charshanbeh-Soori

Iranian New Year: Norooz

Iranian New Year: Norooz - Kids

Iranian New Year: Sizdahbedar

Lectures

Marketing and Business Relations

Nominationg, Election and Membership

Publications: Newsletter

Publications: Procedures and By-laws

Publications: Website & Communication

Students and Youth

Traditional Music and Arts

Audit

Contact - Mr. Parviz Mahoutchian - Committee Responsibility - Audit and verification of the ICSNC books.

Christmas Parade

Contact - Mrs. Maria Ahmadi Thoenen - Committee Responsibility - Organize ICSNC participation in the Raleigh Christmas parade.

Community Outreach

Contact - Mrs. Maria Ahmadi Thoenen - Committee Responsibility - Organize different community activities like tours and helping with the NC food bank.

Cultural Center

Contact - Mr. Kazem Yahyapour

Cultural: Mehregan

Contact - Mrs. Forooz Salim - Committee Responsibility - Organize the Mehregan (Fall Festival) celebration. History of Event/Reference Link(s) http://oznet.net/iran/mehregan.htm http://home.btconnect.com/CAIS/mehregan.htm http://www.persianoutpost.com/htdocs/mihregan.html

Cultural: Sadeh

Contact - TBD - Committee Responsibility - Organize the Sadeh (Mid-Winter Feast, 100 days before Norooz) Celebration. History of Event/Reference Link(s) http://www.iranonline.com/festivals/Jashn-e-sadeh/index.html http://www.cais-soas.com/Celebrations/sadeh.htm

Cultural: Tirgan

Contact - Mrs. Katy Salamati - Committee Responsibility - Organize the Tirgan (Summer or Rain Festival) Celebration History of Event/Reference Link(s) http://home.btconnect.com/CAIS/tirgan.htm

Cultural: Yalda

Contact - TBD - Committee Responsibility - Organize the Yalda (Shab-e Chelleh) celebration. History of Event/Reference Link(s) http://www.persianoutpost.com/htdocs/yalda.html

Education: Farsi Classes

Contact - Mrs. Farazeh Pourshariati / Mohadjer - Committee Responsibility - Develop the Persian Language Learning Center for all of those who strive to learn, improve or maintain their Persian Language skills.

Education: Poetry Recital/Education

Contact - TBD - Committee Responsibility - Organize Poetry readings and Educational Seminars.

Entertainment: Gatherings, Parties

Contact - TBD - Committee Responsibility - Organize gatherings and small entertainment parties for all Iranians and friends.

Entertainment: Picnics

Contact - TBD - Committee Responsibility - Organize monthly picnics for all Iranians and friends in a local park.

Helping Hand

Contact - Mrs. Mehrangiz Ahmadi Ebrahimi - Committee Responsibility - Provide support and assistance to those in need.

International Festival

Contact - Mr. Javad Taheri - Committee Responsibility - Organize the participation of Iranians in the International Festival of Raleigh to represent the Persian culture. History of Event/Reference Link(s) http://www.internationalfestival.org/

Iranian New Year: Charshanbeh-Soori

Contact - TBD - Committee Responsibility - Organize the Charshanbeh-Soori (Bonfire Fiesta of last Wednesday) Celebration. Held on Last Tuesday night of the year. History of Event/Reference Link(s) http://www.irannegaar.com/charshanbehsoori.htm

Iranian New Year: Norooz

Contact - TBD - Committee Responsibility - Organize Norooz (Persian New Year - 1st day of Spring, Celebration of Spring) Celebration. History of Event/Reference Link(s) http://www.payvand.com/ny/massoume.html http://www.persianoutpost.com/htdocs/nowrooz.html http://www.persianoutpost.com/htdocs/NoRuzEquinox.html http://www.persianoutpost.com/htdocs/JashneNorooz.html

Iranian New Year: Norooz - Kids

Contact - Persian School - Committee Responsibility - Organize Norooz (Persian New Year - 1st day of Spring, Celebration of Spring) for kids Celebration.

Iranian New Year: Sizdahbedar

Contact - TBD - Committee Responsibility - Organize Sizdahbedar (Thirteenth outing, marks the end of the Iranian New Year holidays) outing and spend the day in the nature. History of Event/Reference Link(s) http://www.farhangsara.com/13bedar.htm

Lectures

Contact - Mr. Mehdi Emamian - Committee Responsibility - To bring distinguished and outstanding speakers/lecturers to enrich the general intellectual and cultural life of the Iranian-American community in the state of North Carolina.

Marketing and Business relations

Contact - Mr. Mehdi Sanjar

Nominationg, Election and Membership

Contact - Mr. Freydoun Naeymi-Rad - Committee Responsibility - Attract new members and organize the Annual General Assembly and Election per ICSNC by-law and procedure.

Persian Festival

Contact - TBD - Committee Responsibility - Organize Annual Persian Fetival.

Publications: Newsletter

Contact - Dr. Shahla Bagheri - Committee Responsibility - Manage, edit and publish the quarterly Newsletter of ICSNC.

Publications: Procedures and By-laws

Contact - Mr. Kazem Yahyapour - Committee Responsibility - Review, update and document the existing procedure and update the By-Laws when necessary.

Publications: Website & Communication

Contact - Mrs. Nazi Ahmadi Kite - Committee Responsibility - Maintain the existing website. Update the page with the upcoming events and activities.

Sports

Contact - Mrs. Katy Salamati - Committee Responsibility - Organize sports event in the area.

Students and Youth

Contact - TBD - Committee Responsibility - Organize events and functions that are in the interest of the Iranian students and youth.

Traditional Music and Arts

Contact - Mr. Mehdi Emamian - Committee Responsibility - Organize traditional music event and disseminate information regarding Iranian music heritage.