BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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MURAT NURI

President

Murat Nuri is from Baltimore, Maryland. He holds a bachelor’s degree in History. Currently he is a business analyst for a federal government contractor. Murat’s parents were one of the founding members of MATA. Murat serves as the President and a member of the Finance Committee for MATA.

MÜGE TÜRKMAN

Vice President

Müge Turkman is originally from Izmir, Turkey and currently resides in Baltimore. She holds a Civil Engineering degree and works for Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration as a Project Manager.  Muge has been volunteering for many non-profit organizations both in USA and Turkey. She is currently serving as the Vice President of MATA and the Chair of its Membership Committee.

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ORHAN SÜLEIMAN

Treasurer

Orhan H Suleiman is a first generation Turkish American, whose family immigrated from Cyprus.  He was born in New York City. Orhan has served on the Board of Directors continuously since the mid-70’s, except for a 4 year period (2014-2018). In 2018 he was asked to get back on the board, and has since been the treasurer.

ASLIHAN NURI

Director

Aslihan Nuri is originally from Adana, Turkey. She has been in the US since 2000. Aslihan holds a Bachelors in Engineering and an MBA degree in International Business. Currently she works for the University of Maryland, Baltimore as a Research Administrator. Aslihan serves as a Director and Chair of the Activity Committee for MATA.

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AHMET DEMIROĞLU

Director

Ahmet Demiroğlu joined Maryland American Turkish Association with the vision and drive to improve upon our Non-Profit Organization, and focused on developing the organization with experience and integrity.