Rizwan Jaka

Mr. Rizwan Jaka was born and raised in the United States of America. His wife (Priscilla Martinez), and six children live in Loudoun County. His Family is Indian/Pakistani/Mexican/Native American Ancestry. He has relatives that are Catholic, Protestant, and Jewish. He graduated with Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from University of Texas at Austin in 1995 and has worked in the Information Technology industry for over 27 years. Rizwan volunteers in the Muslim and Interfaith Community. He is the current Chair of the Board and Chair of Interfaith/Government/Media Committee of The All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS).

He has volunteered with ADAMS in various roles – Chair of Board (2014-Current), Board Member (2008-2014), President (2002-2008), Vice President (2000-2002), Youth Education Program Vice Principal (1997-1999), Eid Committee (1997-Current), Interfaith/Government/Media Committee (1997-Current), and more.  He is a Member of FBI Washington Field Office – Arab Muslim Sikh Advisory Committee (2002-Current). He is a member of Loudoun County School Board Ad-Hoc Committee on Equity (2019-Current). He is a member of Loudoun Clergy & Faith Leaders group.  He hosts or helps coordinate over 100 Interfaith activities and programs a year. He is a 14+ year Member of the Loudoun NAACP. He is also a member of the Leesburg MLK March organizing committee. He is also a member of Loudoun Interfaith Bridges. He and his family are supporters of the Loudoun Freedom Center for Preservation of African American History. He has been interviewed or coordinated interviews for over 1000 media articles and news segments including on Fox News, CNN, Washington Post, New York Times, ABC News, CBS News, WJLA ABC Channel 7, WUSA CBS Channel 9, WRC NBC Channel 4, Fox 5, PBS Newshour, Voice of America, AlHurra, Al Jazeera, Al Arabiya, and many more.  He is a Board Member of the Interfaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington (IFC). IFC brings together Baha’i, Buddhist, Hindu, Islamic, Jain, Jewish, Latter-Day Saints, Protestant, Roman Catholic, Sikh, and Zoroastrian faith communities.  He was the Interfaith/Government Chair of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA).  He is the Co-Chair of the Muslim Jewish Advisory Council of VA/MD/DC. He is a member of Inter-Jewish Muslim Alliance. He is a member of the Greater Washington Jewish Muslim Forum. He volunteered as Board Member of Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) from 2008-2016. 

Mr. Jaka is ADAMS Cub Scout/Boy Scout/Venture Crew Executive Officer overseeing 420 BSA Scouts. He has been a Member At Large of the Goose Creek District Committee, NCAC Boy Scouts of America. Rizwan has coached little league baseball and soccer.