Alawi Islamic Association in Victoria (AIAV) was established in 1980 to attend to the religious and social needs of the Alawi community in Victoria by way of organising various religious and community-based activities such as weddings, funerals, house warming, Friday & Eid Prayers, Annual charity ball, sports & Arabic education.
AIAV is also the official representative of the Alawites in Victoria and is constantly advocating their cause and lobbying for the advancement of their community.
Mustafa (Muzi) Eideh – President
CEO – Blue Star Logistics, National & International Transportation, Trucking & Railroad Company Head Quartered in Melbourne. Logistics & Supply Chain Management Master’s graduate from RMIT university
A keen sportsman and passionate supporter of Collingwood Football club as well as sponsoring a variety of local football and soccer team.
Gebran Waari – Vice President
Businessman and long time advocate of Alawi community rights in Lebanon & Australia
Ali Safatly – Secretary
Business Owner & Property Developer, active community worker
Youssef Halabi – Public Officer
Australian Taxation Office. Bachelor of Commerce Graduate, RMIT. Loves spending time with family, old house restoration and watching his beloved Hawks winning. Long term serving member of AIAV and representative of the Alawi community at a number of official and non-official seminars & workshops.
S. Latif – Treasurer
Strategy and Planning Consultant, lead a number of public and private eServices’ Strategy & Policy development and implementation. Bachelors of Science in Industrial Engineering graduate from La Trobe University as well as Masters of Management Technology from Melbourne Business School. Mr. Latif’s interest lies in promoting balanced approach to business and community development to corporate enterprises.
Rima Tawil – Media Liason Officer
Lawyer, Industrial Officer at the Rail Tram and Bus Union. Bachelor of Laws and completing a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and History at Deakin University.
Youssef Ahmad – Saturday School Coordinator
Leila Abboud Adla – Social Coordinator
Fashion Designer, Loves travel, slow food and family. Active humanitarian aid, & volunteering for UEA, Raising much needed funds for families in need in both Syria and Lebanon
Yehya Khalouf – School Coordinator
Saleh Al Abou – Sports Coordinator
Dr. H. Zaini – Committee Member
Rajab Iskandar – Committee member
Retired Army Officer, History researcher and keen angler. Active member of the Alawi Association since inception in 1982 testt