He attended Iowa State University and has lived in Des Moines since 2012. Already the board president for CAIR - Iowa, Mahamed said he’s been “inundated” with invitations to join additional nonprofit boards since Election Day.
New officers Progressive Caucus
- District 1 Chair: Ruth Walker
- District1 Vice Chair: Open
- District 2 Chair: Ryan Rogers
- District 2 Vice Chair: Eva McBride
- District 3 Chair: Holly Herbert
- District 3 Vice Chair: Abshir Omar
- District 4 Chair: Amanda Malaski
- District 4 Vice Chair: Brian Josephson
Iowa DSA-Social/Non-Business Facebook group
In September 2017 Abshir Omar was a member of the Iowa DSA-Social/Non-Business public Facebook group.
DSA of Iowa public Facebook group
In September 2017 Abshir Omar was a member of the Democratic Socialists of Iowa public Facebook group.
- [https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/2017/12/24/abshir-omar-mahamed-leads-way-des-moines-immigrants-and-refugees/961394001/Abshir Omar Mahamed leads the way for Des Moines' immigrants and refugees Jason Noble, firstname.lastname@example.org Published 1:00 p.m. CT Dec. 24, 2017 ]
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