Mufti Wasim Khan

Resident Scholar

Mufti Wasim Khan was born in Dallas, Texas, and began his journey in Islamic knowledge at a very young age. He studied across 4 continents at esteemed institutions such as Darul Uloom Zakariyya and Jami’atul ‘Ilm Wal-Huda, specializing in Quran, Tafseer, Hadith, Fiqh, and much more. ⁣⁣

He is a regular speaker both nationally and abroad at conferences, workshops, youth programs, social services events, and development programs. He’s been teaching students and aspiring scholars the world over for many years. ⁣

He also founded the “Khateeb Notes” initiative, whereby over 300 scholars from 6 continents exchange weekly Khutbah notes.

Imam Nadim Bashir


Imam Nadim began his journey with a foundation in Arabic and Fiqh under the supervision of local scholars in the US. He then transferred overseas to study at Jaamia Talimul Islam in Dewsbury, England, for 7 years where he received Ijaazaat in various Islamic Sciences, including Arabic, Fiqh, Hadith, Tafseer, Tajweed, and Qira’ah, graduating in 2003.

Since returning to the US, Imam Nadim Bashir has served as an Arabic, Tafseer, and Fiqh instructor, religious advisor, and leader for various institutions.

In 2012, Imam Nadim decided to join East Plano Islamic Center to fill their vacant Imam position and helped transform the organization into the vibrant and blossoming community it is today.

Shaykh Omair Rasul

Congregational Imam
Shaykh Omair was born in Sacramento, California and grew up in St. Louis, Missouri where he finished high school, and 2 years of college. He then enrolled at the Darusalam Foundation in Chicago and completed the 1-year Islamic studies program before transferring to Madrassa Tul Hussnain in Indianapolis, Indiana to enroll in the full-time Alim course.

He spent 5 years studying before traveling to Pakistan to complete his final year at the main branch of Madrassa tul hussain in Faislabad, Pakistan, under the guidance of Mawlana Tariq Jameel.

Shaykh Kashif Siddiqi

Director of Education
Shaykh Kashif was born and raised in Chicago. Studying Biochemistry and Electrical Engineering at Michigan State University, and earning a Master’s in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech, he currently works as an engineer.

His study of the sacred sciences began over a decade ago under the tutelage of esteemed scholars from the Maryland Institute of Development (MID) in Laurel, MD, and Madinatul Uloom (MTU) in Woodbridge, VA.

His current research focuses on fiqhi issues related to food production, inheritance, and financial transactions. He currently resides in Plano, Texas with his wife and four children, with a love for gardening, baking, crafting coffee, and woodworking.

Alimah Maha Firoze

Sisters Resident Scholar
Alimah Maha Firoze graduated in 2017 from Darul Uloom Al-Madania in Buffalo, New York.

She was born and raised in DFW and is currently continuing her education to pursue a teaching degree. Alimah Firoze has taught Quran recitation and various sacred sciences across masjids in the area.